This prequel explains how the apes took over the earth, setting the stage for the original 1968 film. James Franco stars as a scientist testing a miracle cure on chimps until bad luck and mean humans upset everything. The plot is interesting and well told until the less-than-spectacular revolt. Disappointingly, the CGI apes are never convincing and that prevents full enjoyment.
GAY ANGLE: Franco is in his serious, not sexy mode, but if you’re into bears and can make the leap to apes you’ll be in heaven.
Jerry Williams reviewed movies for WTVR-TV for 14 years and for Style Weekly for 10 years. When he launched his own website in 1998 at TVJerry.com, he took his reviews to the Internet. Through those hundreds of reviews, Jerry kept his sexual orientation muted. So, he's excited to be adding "gay angles" to his postings for GayRVA.com.
Who was really responsible for the Stonewall riots, the 1969 event which is considered the start of the fight for LGBTQ equality? According to some, the trailer for an upcoming film about the riots, Stonewall, glosses over quite a few important people who happened to be at the Christopher Street bar that night. All folks really have [...]