July 10, 2014

Movie preview: “Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes”

Rated: PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and brief strong language

Running time: 2 hr 10 min

Cast: Gary Oldman, Jason Clarke, Keri Russell, Andy Serkis, Kodi Smit-McPhee

Plot: A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth’s dominant species.