This is a Marvel blockbuster that genuinely felt like it was it's own film instead of being a purely corporate controlled flick to rack up the millions, which some of the past films have definitely felt like...at least for the first half.
There is still that 'Disney family vibe' that has been infecting all of the Disney Marvel flicks with this movie but regardless, James Gunn definitely put work into making it more than just that with tons of his…
Put this one off for too long but I'm glad I finally watched it. Visually, despite being black and white, it's quite the treat to look at. The performance of the actor who plays Norman Bates is pretty damn good and the best. I can very much so respect it as a influential piece of history for cinema. It doesn't translate as well to me as it would have to the audience back then due to all the horror films…
Despite not featuring compelling enough human characters which end up in making parts of the film feel rather dull, and being fairly formulaic with its plot, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes truly is one of the best blockbusters ever. An iconic piece of cinema.
I loved that the film takes its time to tell the story with a decent focus from the humans and a pretty damn emotionally resonant focus from the apes. Basic philosophies and politics for…