Netflix lands sci-fi movie from ‘Planet of the Apes’ director

Netflix’s sci-fi adaptations are about to expand beyond the likes of Altered Carbon and Lost in Space. Deadline has learned that Netflix has secured the rights to Life Sentence, a movie take on a Matthew Baker short story about a future where authorities wipe the memories of criminals instead of sending them to prison. Matt […]

2018 Visual Effects Society Awards: ‘Blade Runner 2049’, ‘Planet of the Apes’, and More

Say what you will about 2017, but last year’s crop of movies was pretty damn good overall, and that high bar of quality is reflected in the nominees for the 16th annual VES Awards. Nearly 3,400 artists, producers, technologists, and entertainment industry workers narrowed down the movies that best represented outstanding achievements in visual effects, and Blade Runner […]

Best Documentary Oscar Shortlist Includes Films About Political Upheaval, Apes, Global Warming, and Fish,

It’s Awards Season™! Time for filmmakers, performers and more across the land to clear some room in their trophy cases, or perhaps go home empty handed. As 2017 winds down and blossoms into 2018, get ready for an avalanche of awards. The Oscars are the granddaddy of them all, and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts […]

The 6 Best Movies to Buy or Stream This Week: ‘War for the Planet of the Apes,’ ‘Personal Shopper’

This week’s home movie viewing options are nicely varied: we’ve got a new documentary and a couple-of-years-old comedy on Netflix, a summer blockbuster and a spring art film on Blu-ray, a new rock-doc on DVD, and an HD upgrade for a particularly strong early-‘90s indie. ON NETFLIX One of Us: Documentarians Heidi Ewing and Rachel […]

‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ Deleted Scene Reveals What Happened to Jason Clarke’s Malcolm

The world in War for the Planet of the Apes looks dramatically different than the one we were presented in its predecessor, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, in which humans were just discovering that they would have to live warily alongside intelligent apes. But as tensions rose and sides were ultimately chosen in the war […]

Fox Launches Oscars Best Picture Campaign for ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’

Another genre film is entering this year’s Oscar race. After the news that Warner Bros. is launching a massive Best Picture and Best Director campaign for its runaway hit of the summer, Wonder Woman, 20th Century Fox is gearing up for battle with its own War for the Planet of the Apes Oscar push for Best Picture. Fox […]

New ‘Planet of the Apes’ Video Game Will Bridge The Last Two Films, Andy Serkis Involved

While ideas of more Planet of the Apes movies are still floating around the studio lot over at 20th Century Fox, a sequel to (or spin-off of) this summer’s spectacular War for the Planet of the Apes has not officially been given a green light yet. But fans of that world will have the opportunity to dive back […]

‘Kong’ And ‘Planet of the Apes’ Are Crossing Over in a Comic Book Miniseries

It’s the ape-mazing crossover you never knew you wanted (yes that was terrible, I’m sorry): King Kong and Planet of the Apes are colliding in a comic book miniseries from BOOM! Studios. The miniseries, titled Kong on the Planet of the Apes, takes place in the timeline of the original 1968 Planet of the Apes movies, and will run for […]

VOTD: Matt Reeves Breaks Down a Key Scene from ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’

Even though we’ve been caught up in the craziness of San Diego Comic-Con since the middle of last week, we can’t forget that just before the convention kicked off, some great movies hit theaters. One of those movies is War for the Planet of the Apes, which begs to not only be seen, but is […]