TIFF Film #9
Two five stars coming out of TIFF for me, and this was the final one. Mysterious and raw, this one will stand out in Aronofsky's filmography. It's palm-sweatingly crazy.
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is a huge improvement from its predecessor, 'Rise.' The performances are great all around, with the stand-out being Andy Serkis as Caesar. I was extremely impressed and in awe on how phenomenal the film looks and is shot. The action sequences are intense and epic. The emotional scenes are brilliant and hit you at your core. 'Dawn' is the sequel that I wanted after 'Rise', and boy, does it deliver.
Ladies and gents, this is the Godzilla movie we've been waiting for. I absolutely loved Godzilla. The fight sequences are jaw-dropping, as well as the effects. Hearing Godzilla's roar in the theater was amazing. There are a couple of minor faults that I had with the film, like one character not being on screen for long, or Godzilla not having enough scenes, but they don't bring this review down by a half star. This is one of the best theater experiences that I've ever had. See this movie now!