In Retrospect – Issue 1

A film guide for August 2011 including:

– Super 8
– Captain America: The First Avenger
– The Inbetweeners Movie
– Final Destination 5
– Cowboys and Aliens
– Conan The Barbarian
– Rise of The Planet of The Apes.

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Film Review: Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes

(Read this in my publication In Retrospect – Issue 1)


Directed by Rupert Wyatt, The Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes is the prequel to The Planet Of The Apes phenomenon that was first published as a novel in 1963 by Pierre Boulle. ‘La Plan├Ęte des Singes‘ was first translated as Monkey Planet, but was later reissued to tie into the film franchise that the novel inspired. The first film adaptation was released in 1968 and starred Charlton Heston, which was then remade in 2001 starring Mark Wahlberg. This latest instalment explains the uprising of the apes, telling the story of how they escaped captivity and gained their intelligence, and how they managed to take over humanity when their only purpose was as test subjects to help save it.

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Tom Felton’s Upcoming Films

Seems Tom Felton has a few horror films lined up now that the filming of Harry Potter has finished. It’s good news that he’s still getting work after acting as Draco Malfoy for ten years (when not just appearing in Get Him To The Greek to take Snape-related jokes). To name a few:

13hrs (3rd September 2010)
Sarah Tyler returns to her troubled family home in the isolated countryside, for a much put-off visit. As a storm rages outside, Sarah, her family and friends shore up for the night, cut off from the outside world. But something comes out of the driving rain and darkness. Something that holds a dark secret so devastating that, in one night, it could wipe out the entire family.

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