Tag: andy serkis

Honest Trailers: Black Panther

HONEST TRAILERS: BLACK PANTHER Prior to “Avengers: Infinity War,” Screenjunkies joked that since they still couldn’t do the “Black Panther” Honest Trailer because it wasn’t out on DVD yet, they would do the only other Marvel Honest Trailer they hadn’t done yet, which was “The Incredible Hulk.” This week, however, sees the home video release of “Black Panther” and Screenjunkies aren’t wasting anytime. The … Read More Honest Trailers: Black Panther

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Oscars Watch: 2017 Utah Film Critics Association Awards

Best Picture: “A Ghost Story” Best Directing: Christopher Nolan – “Dunkirk” Best Lead Actor: Andy Serkis – “War for the Planet of the Apes” Best Lead Actress: Sally Hawkins – “The Shape of Water” Best Supporting Actor: Willem Dafoe – “The Florida Project” Best Supporting Actress: Tatiana Maslany – “Stronger” Best Original Screenplay: “Get Out” – Jordan Peele Best Adapted Screenplay: “Blade Runner 2049” … Read More Oscars Watch: 2017 Utah Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2017 San Francisco Film Critics Circle Awards

Sure, “The Florida Project” can win Best Picture and Willem Dafoe can yet again win for his supporting role in that film. Sure, “Get Out” can win another screenplay award and Laurie Metcalf can continue to clinch her Oscar nomination. And sure, even Roger Deakins can win for Cinematography and “Baby Driver” can win for Best Film Editing. Even Margot Robbie can grab another … Read More Oscars Watch: 2017 San Francisco Film Critics Circle Awards

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For Your Consideration 2017: Bleeker Street

BREATHE || For his directorial debut, Andy Serkis brings to life the inspiring true love story between Robin and Diana Cavendish (Academy Award® nominee Andrew Garfield, Golden Globe® winner Claire Foy), an adventurous couple who refuse to give up in the face of a devastating disease. When Robin is struck down by polio at the age of 28, he is confined to a hospital … Read More For Your Consideration 2017: Bleeker Street

New Trailer: Black Panther – Official Trailer #1

BLACK PANTHER Synopsis: After the events of Captain America: Civil War, King T’Challa returns home to Wakanda. He soon finds his sovereignty challenged by factions within his own country. When two enemies conspire to bring down the kingdom, T’Challa must team up, as the Black Panther, with C.I.A. agent Everett K. Ross and members of the Dora Milaje—Wakanda’s special forces—to prevent a world war. Starring: … Read More New Trailer: Black Panther – Official Trailer #1

New Trailer: Star Wars: The Last Jedi – Official Trailer #1

STAR WARS: EPISODE VIII – THE LAST JEDI Synopsis: Luke Skywalker’s peaceful and solitary existence gets upended when he meets Rey, a young woman who shows strong signs of the Force. Starring: Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie, Benicio del Toro, Laura Dern, and Kelly Marie Tran Directed By: … Read More New Trailer: Star Wars: The Last Jedi – Official Trailer #1

New Trailer: Breathe – Official Trailer #2

BREATHE Synopsis: Breathe is an upcoming American biographical drama film directed by Andy Serkis, produced by Jonathan Cavendish and written by William Nicholson. Robin Cavendish, who after being given only three months to live after being paralysed from the neck down by polio at age 28, becomes a pioneering advocate for the disabled. He and his devoted wife, Diana, travel the world with the hopes … Read More New Trailer: Breathe – Official Trailer #2

Movie Review: War For The Planet Of The Apes (2017)

WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLAUGUST 2, 2017 “All of human history has lead to this moment. The irony is we created you. And nature has been punishing us ever since. This is our last stand. And if we lose… it will be a Planet of Apes.” — The Colonel (Woody Harrelson) Andy Serkis’ Caesar is Jesus, Moses, and Willis … Read More Movie Review: War For The Planet Of The Apes (2017)

New Trailer: Breathe – Official Trailer #1

BREATHE Synopsis: Breathe is an upcoming American biographical drama film directed by Andy Serkis, produced by Jonathan Cavendish and written by William Nicholson. Robin Cavendish, who after being given only three months to live after being paralysed from the neck down by polio at age 28, becomes a pioneering advocate for the disabled. He and his devoted wife, Diana, travel the world with the hopes … Read More New Trailer: Breathe – Official Trailer #1

New Trailer: Marvel’s Black Panther – Official Teaser Trailer

BLACK PANTHER || Chadwick Boseman unveiled his Black Panther character in The Russo Brother’s Captain America: Civil War, with the end of the film actually ending in his secret home of Wakanda. The teaser trailer for the film, however, does not start with Boseman. It starts with an interrogation between Everett K. Ross (Martin Freeman) of the Joint Counter Terrorism Center and Ulysses Klaue … Read More New Trailer: Marvel’s Black Panther – Official Teaser Trailer

New Trailer: War For The Planet Of The Apes – Official Final Trailer

WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES || Emotions are running high in the final trailer for War For The Planet Of The Apes and Woody Harrelson, who plays the Colonel, even calls it out (“so emotional!”). Caesar and his band of apes come across a new threat, this time in the form of armed soldiers hellbent on wiping the ape population away. Where … Read More New Trailer: War For The Planet Of The Apes – Official Final Trailer

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2015 Oscars Challenge: [15] Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes – Best Visual Effects

“DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES” Joe Letteri, Dan Lemmon, Daniel Barrett and Erik Winquist Here’s how good the visual effects team on “Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes” is: for two straight films now, critics and audiences alike have been rooting for Andy Serkis to be nominated for an acting award for his motion capture performance as Caesar the ape. Let … Read More 2015 Oscars Challenge: [15] Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes – Best Visual Effects

Movie Review: Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes (2014)

DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLJANUARY 10, 2020 “Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes” is the perfect sequel. Not only does it introduce new and exciting characters that refresh the world in which it is set, the entire piece feels like a completely new entity, with Caesar the ape (motion-captured by Andy Serkis), some of his followers including Koba, … Read More Movie Review: Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes (2014)

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Proof Review: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

Release Date December 19, 2001 Director Peter Jackson Screenplay Fran Walsh Philippa Boyens Peter Jackson Based On The Novel By J.R.R. Tolkien Distributed By New Line Cinema Budget $93 million Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction Rated PG-13 for epic battle sequences and some scary images 178 minutes The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring J.R.R. Tolkien and Peter Jackson are both … Read More Proof Review: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

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2012 Oscars Challenge: [9] Rise of the Planet of the Apes & Visual Effects

[37 OUT OF 46 FILMS REMAINING]-[29 DAYS TO OSCARS] Marked by myself as the front-runner for the Best Visual Effects category, “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” brings the masterpiece of motion capture to a whole new level. The same team that brought you Gollum from “Lord of the Rings” and the James Cameron world of “Avatar” bring to life the reboot of … Read More 2012 Oscars Challenge: [9] Rise of the Planet of the Apes & Visual Effects

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Proof Review: Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)

Release Date August 5, 2011 Director Rupert Wyatt Screenplay Rick Jaffa Amanda Silver Based On A Novel By Pierre Boulle Distributed By 20th Century Fox Budget $93 million Action, Drama, Science Fiction Rated PG-13 for violence, terror, some sexuality and brief strong language 105 minutes Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes In a reboot to the franchise, Rise of the Planet of the … Read More Proof Review: Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)