On this week’s edition of Scottscope Talk Radio, the roundtable reviews Dawn of the Planet of the Apes! Is it as good as Rise of the Planet of the Apes? Is it actually better? Might it actually be the best film of the summer? How good is Andy Serkis’s motion capture performance this time out? Is it a career best for him? Is Caesar possibly the most complex hero to grace the silver screen this summer? Can Dawn be considered a loose remake of Battle for the Planet of the Apes? Does the new, rebooted Apes franchise retain the spirit of the original films? Will Caesar be appearing in future Apes films, or will the mantle be passed down to one of his sons? Is the film too heavy handed in regards to its social commentary and political allegories?
We’ll also be celebrating the 25th anniversary of John Woo’s immortal action classic, The Killer! Is it John Woo’s best work? Does it contain Chow Yun Fat’s single greatest performance? Is he one of the most iconic action heroes of hi