Rise of the Planet of the Apes

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  1. J.E.D
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    J.E.D What's tha matta?

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    Has anybody seen this movie? I'm not a fan of the old movies or the remake with Mark Wahlberg. I mean, they were ok, but nothing great. But this new prequel was actually a good movie. The story was interesting and the CGI was incredible. Check it out.
     
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    i saw it and liked it....but i am a fan....my husband wasnt impressed
     
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    Meh.
     
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    Is that a 'meh, I saw it and didn't like it'? or 'meh, not interested'? If it's the latter, I felt the same way before watching it.
     
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    Sorry. We actually watched it just last night. It had its moments but overall kinda flakey.
    But for those who haven't seen it- do so!
     
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    I was surprised by this movie. I had low expectations, but it was a very decent movie. I was glad they made a much different movie from the originals (or the remake). Sure, there were holes, but it was still very watchable.
     
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    I was disappointed that they disn't show the human virus spread beyond 2 characters.
     
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    Yeah, I can agree with that criticism. I read a review that, while positive, brought up the point that the movie felt more like the first chapter in a long book. It's not hard to see where it goes - obviously, the virus kills off the human race while simians evolve into the walking talking apes that we've all come to know; but they could have gone into that part of the story a little more. Perhaps they're leaving room for a sequel? Prequel sequel? :dunno:
     
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    Prequel sequel?
    :lol:

    It seemed under-funded and hurried. Lacking on plot development.

    Did you notice the few references to the original? Like when Draco Malfoy yelled "damn dirty ape".
     
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    Oh man, that line was cringe-worthy. It reminded me of the Terminator movies. Every one has to have "I'll be back" or "Get out".
     

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