Tag Archives: Matt Reeves

War for the Planet of the Apes

FOR FREEDOM. FOR FAMILY. FOR THE PLANET.  A few years after the events of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014), the war between apes and humans is growing bloodier and Caesar finds a personal enemy in the ruthless Colonel (Woody Harrelson). The third film in this series borrows from Westerns and POW movies … Continue reading War for the Planet of the Apes

Let Me In

INNOCENCE DIES. ABBY DOESN’T. 12-year-old Owen (Kodi Smit-McPhee) is bullied in school, but finds strength and solace in his friendship with Abby (Chloë Grace Moretz), a peculiar girl who’s been 12 for ages. Purists may frown upon moving a vampiric, Swedish coming-of-age tale to New Mexico, but this remake of Let the Right One In (2008) comes very … Continue reading Let Me In

Cloverfield: Finishing al-Qaeda’s Work

SOME THING HAS FOUND US. The marketing campaign was brilliant. Few had talked about Cloverfield before the first teaser trailer, but after that it was on everybody’s mind. What is this? A disaster movie? A monster movie? Is it about 9/11? The clues were sparse, but enough to generate a lot of buzz. All we knew was … Continue reading Cloverfield: Finishing al-Qaeda’s Work