Star Apps: ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” set a decade after humanity and its power supply are nearly decimated, portrays the difficulty of rebuilding civilization without software. How would one navigate without Google Maps, see at night without Flashlight, or speak to intelligent life without FaceTime? Virtual city building via Minecraft or Civilization is also off the menu. But what if there was a way to get power from a hydroelectric dam? The only obstacle is a nation of spiteful super apes. That’s the predicament for surviving humans in “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.”

Malcolm (Jason Clarke) tries to make peace with apes Caesar (Andy Serkis), Koba (Toby Kebbell), and Maurice (Karin Konoval) in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.

(Credit: Twentieth Century Fox)

I chatted with “Apes” actors Gary Oldman, Keri Russell, Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke, and Terry Notary, as well as director … [Read more]






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