On-Air Film Review: ‘Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes’ Goes Bananas

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CHICAGO – Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com appears on “The Morning Mess” with Dan Baker on WBGR-FM (Monroe, Wisconsin) on May 9th, reviewing “Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes,” the fourth installment of the current iteration of the franchise. In theaters on May 10th.

HollywoodChicago.com Oscarman rating: 3.0/5.0
Rating: 3.0/5.0

Many generations after the events of the last film, the society left behind means apes now rule, and humans are the sub species. Noa (Owen Teague as a full CGI ape) is part of a tribe who raise birds for hunting and lives in peace. That peace is upended by Proximus Caesar (Kevin Durand), King of the Coastal Apes, who accumulates power by destroying other tribes and using the human’s old war technology against his species. When Noa’s tribe becomes victims of destruction, the young ape seeks his revenge with the help of a evolved human named Nova (Freya Allan).

”Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes” is in theaters on May 10th. Featuring Owen Teague, Freya Allen, Kevin Durand, Peter Macon and William Macy. Screenplay by Josh Friedman. Directed by Wes Ball. Rated “PG-13”

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