The ABC's of Film Noir
The ABC's of Film Noir

Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971) Classic Movie Review 120

Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971)

  Today’s movie is Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971). This movie is the third of the original series and in my opinion, it is the second best preceded by the original. This movie didn’t receive any big awards or feature prominently on any lists. So, with that,…

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Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970) Classic Movie Review 119

Today’s movie is Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970). This movie followed the original two years later. Based on my youthful remembrances, this movie should rank four out of the original five. Fox studios gave this movie 2.5 million, which is half the amount paid for the original. Director…

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Planet of the Apes (1968) Classic Movie Review 118

Planet of the Apes (1968)

Today’s movie is Planet of the Apes (1968). Because of where I grew up, I missed the summer of love. But I lived through a time from 1968 to 1973 where five, count um, five “Planet of the Apes” movies came out. Of course, they got progressively worse, but that…

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