War for the Planet of the Apes

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From Blade Runner 2049 to It: Week in geek's top science fiction and fantasy films of 2017
Hugh Jackman’s grumpy mutant returned, Stephen King’s sinister clown terrorised audiences and The Last Jedi mesmerised us. But the dystopian wonder of Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049 triumphed over all

Ben Child

26, Dec, 2017 @8:00 AM

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The 50 top films of 2017 in the US: the full list
A heartrending coming-of-age love story tops our assessment of the best films on US screens over the past year, pipping a kid’s-eye view of Florida, political intrigue, dystopian futures and nightmarish presents

05, Dec, 2017 @12:00 PM

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The 50 top films of 2017 in the UK: the full list
A heartrending love story tops our list of the year’s best films, which also features a kids’-eye view of Florida, political horror, erotic thrills, sci-fi noir, ghosts, grief and communism

05, Dec, 2017 @9:00 AM

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DVD reviews: War for the Planet of the Apes; 47 Metres Down; Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets and more
Chest-beating apes and bloodthirsty sharks provide familiar thrills while a prison documentary offers a shattering picture of male pain

Guy Lodge

26, Nov, 2017 @8:00 AM

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Dunkirk: plain sailing for Christopher Nolan's war epic at top of the UK box office
Nolan’s film continues its strong showing in its second week, but Captain Underpants fails to top Despicable Me 3’s box-office haul

Charles Gant

01, Aug, 2017 @1:59 PM

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Dunkirk and City of Ghosts: this week’s best films in the UK
Christopher Nolan delivers a visceral war epic, while brave citizens in Isis’s ‘capital’ risk their lives to shed light on the treatment of the city and its people

Steve Rose

21, Jul, 2017 @9:00 AM

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War for the Planet of the Apes shows its simian strength at UK box office
Despicable Me and Cars franchises battled it out for second place, while indie darling The Beguiled shows big ambition at cinemas

Charles Gant

18, Jul, 2017 @11:46 AM

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War for the Planet of the Apes review – smart simian showdown
Motion-capture apes are the stars of the thrilling third prequel, a psychological western turned war movie

Simran Hans

16, Jul, 2017 @7:00 AM

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War for the Planet of the Apes and The Beguiled: this week’s best films in the UK
Alpha-chimp Caesar earns his epic finale, while Colin Farrell stars in a feminist-slanted US civil war drama

Steve Rose

14, Jul, 2017 @9:00 AM

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How Planet of the Apes became a truly modern movie franchise
The Apes films manage to avoid the blockbuster repetition of Michael Bay’s Transformers series – and prove there’s more than one way to build a legacy

Charles Bramesco

13, Jul, 2017 @2:55 PM

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The Godfather – but with chimpanzees: on set with War for the Planet of the Apes
The revival of the franchise is a million miles from the schlocky originals – the director of the latest calls it ‘our Russian ape novel’. The makers talk about why its apocalyptic mood feels so timely

Ryan Gilbey

07, Jul, 2017 @6:00 AM

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War for the Planet of the Apes review – it's simians v humans in another absorbing episode
The third of the Planet of the Apes ‘reboot series’ is just as good as its predecessors: a bold, sweeping adventure told with confidence and intensity

Peter Bradshaw

26, Jun, 2017 @1:00 PM

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