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Re: Return of the son of the bride of the planet of the apes
« Reply #120 on: December 09, 2016, 10:59:59 AM »
This movie series only hits my radar when trailers come out. Apparently though, each installment makes a mint.


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Re: Return of the son of the bride of the planet of the apes
« Reply #121 on: December 09, 2016, 11:16:54 AM »
They've basically remade the single worst of the original movies three times in a row. It's almost the definition of insanity at this point.

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Re: Return of the son of the bride of the planet of the apes
« Reply #122 on: March 30, 2017, 04:06:21 PM »

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Re: Return of the son of the bride of the planet of the apes
« Reply #123 on: March 31, 2017, 10:03:59 AM »
Hey! Woody Harrelson gets to play Mendez I! 

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Re: Return of the son of the bride of the planet of the apes
« Reply #124 on: March 31, 2017, 10:09:07 AM »
Is Mendez I from the book or an actual Spanish explorer from history?

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Re: Return of the son of the bride of the planet of the apes
« Reply #125 on: March 31, 2017, 10:16:46 AM »
Is Mendez I from the book or an actual Spanish explorer from history?

Actually, I have it wrong. Woody is playing Kolp. Mendez was his lieutenant.

Kolp and Mendez were the leaders of the humans in Battle for the Planet of the Apes. His descendant, Mendez XXVI, was the leader of the mutants in Beneath the Planet of the Apes. 

Note: The original Planet of the Apes book has nothing in common with the movie franchise (though the TV versions are more in line with it).

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Re: Return of the son of the bride of the planet of the apes
« Reply #126 on: March 31, 2017, 10:49:16 AM »
I was thinking about Cortés.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hernán_Cortés

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Re: Return of the son of the bride of the planet of the apes
« Reply #127 on: May 16, 2017, 07:31:26 AM »
Oh. Yes.


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Re: Return of the son of the bride of the planet of the apes
« Reply #128 on: August 18, 2017, 12:25:54 PM »
Nothing new (and probably posted somewhere in this thread already), but some interesting nuggets here in the long, sad, terrible saga of trying to cash in on a 50 year old surprise hit:

http://www.denofgeek.com/us/movies/planet-of-the-apes/267058/the-unmade-planet-of-the-apes-movies-of-the-1990s

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Re: Return of the son of the bride of the planet of the apes
« Reply #129 on: October 20, 2017, 04:38:36 PM »
I was just beginning to embrace the reboot franchise with War for the Planet of the Apes and then they go and reveal 10 year old Nova. I was even willing to accept Woody Harrelson as Mendez I. But Nova's a bit much.

The right thing to have done would be to make a 1000 year time jump for the fourth movie, crash the Icarus, and go right into full reboot!

But...who am I?


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Re: Return of the son of the bride of the planet of the apes
« Reply #130 on: October 21, 2017, 10:34:34 AM »
Oh, and, War is a weird movie. Moody, full of PTSD flashbacks. A sweeping score plays over wartime horror. Caesar is on a lonely Death Wish sort of mission. It's like they wanted to make Dunkirk but were forced to make this instead.