Mr. Movie

July 10, 2014

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' is the dawning of a new, old movie franchise

The new franchise also doesn't approach the quality, creativity and acting level of Charlton Heston's original 1968 film. But it is light years better than the four films that followed.

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About Gary Wolcott

Gary Wolcott


Gary Wolcott's "Mr. Movie" column has appeared in the Tri-City Herald since 1992. The Tri-Cities native now lives in Portland, Ore., and watches about 200 movies each year. He believes movies are made to be seen on theater screens and that you should see them there, too. He also encourages questions and comment and loves movie debate.