"Apes" stars talk motion capture, "Felicity"

At a screening for their film 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes', Andy Serkis said he doesn't support a separate motion capture category at the Oscars. Keri Russell admitted to sometimes wearing her hair like her former TV character, 'Felicity.' (July .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 21st, 2017

How "Planet of the Apes" is like "Godfather" | USA Entertainment Now

In addition to being an expensive film that utilizes motion capture, director Matt Reeves says 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' is a character story. He tells Carly Mallenbaum he approached the story "as a 'Godfather' with apes."     .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 22nd, 2017

‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes:’ And of Every Story Ever

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is every story. It’s every movie ever made, every book ever written about family, betrayal, politics, zombies, race, gun control…and apes. Not only is it Planet of the Apes, it’s The Lion King (complete with a vill.....»»

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Box office report: "Apes" conquers, "Boyhood" starts strong

If this weekend's number one movie Dawn of the Planet of the Apes — the second entry in the rebooted Apes franchise — has a spiritual sibling in the original series of films, it is 1972′s Conquest of the Planet of the Apes. While Conquest was the fo.....»»

Category: topSource: cnnApr 15th, 2017

Go ape: Find your inner primate in 4 easy steps

Motion-capture performer Terry Notary trained the stars and stuntmen playing primates in "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," opening Friday. And he says he can teach almost anyone how to be an ape. Just follow these simple steps to discover your s.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooApr 27th, 2017

Gary Oldman Missed 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' NY Premiere Due to ... - AceShowbiz

AceShowbizGary Oldman Missed 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' NY Premiere Due to ...AceShowbizOldman could not join co-stars Andy Serkis and Keri Russell at the Brooklyn screening of the 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' sequel because of a.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsApr 21st, 2017

Performance capture brings apes to life on the big screen

The new "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" movie features dazzling special effects. CNET's Kara Tsuboi takes a look at the high-tech way actors are transformed into their on-screen characters......»»

Category: topSource: cbsnewsApr 22nd, 2017

Meet the man behind the "Apes"

Performance capture actor Terry Notary is the best in the world at moving his human body like an ape. Notary makes the chimps come alive in 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.' He talks about his craft and demonstrates his simian skills. (July 4)  .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 29th, 2017

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Redfines Motion Capture

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Redfines Motion Capture.....»»

Category: topSource: contactmusicJul 18th, 2014

"Dawn of Planet of Apes" marks digital lib for actors

By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - It's not easy playing an ape, even a highly intelligent one, but if Andy Serkis succeeds in captivating moviegoers, he will be thanking the obscure world of "motion capture," a digital technology th.....»»

Category: moviesSource: yahooApr 24th, 2017

Visual Effects Society Awards Go Bananas for ‘Apes,’ Big Night For ‘Big Hero 6′

“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” “Big Hero 6″ and “Game of Thrones” were the big winners at the 13th annual Visual Effects Society Awards Wednesday night. “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” won three awards .....»»

Category: topSource: varietyFeb 5th, 2015

Worldwide box office: "Apes" back on top

Thanks to its opening in China, "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" returned to first place at the global box office for the weekend ending August 31. The sequel to "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" now claims total revenues of $613 millio.....»»

Category: moviesSource: yahooMar 26th, 2015

Not monkeying around: Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes swings to top of ... - Daily Mail

Daily MailNot monkeying around: Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes swings to top of ...Daily MailThere was no monkey business at the box office for Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes. The sci-fi film roared to $73million on its opening weekend and scored one of t.....»»

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"Planet of the Apes" climbs to top of U.S. box office charts

By Lisa Richwine and Chris Michaud LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," a sequel about highly intelligent apes that battle with humans for dominance, has knocked the giant "Transformers" robots out of the .....»»

Category: moviesSource: yahooJul 13th, 2014

"Planet of the Apes" takes over the box office opening weekend

"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" thumped its chest at the box office with a $73 million opening weekend.According to studio estimates Sunday, Fox's "Planet of the Apes" sequel rode excellent reviews and high anticipation to one of the summer's best debuts.....»»

Category: celebSource: msnbcApr 16th, 2017

Review: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes - Flick Sided

NPRReview: Dawn of the Planet of the ApesFlick SidedIf the worst thing about Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is that it comes to an end, everyone all around should be happy. dawn-of-the-planet-of-the-apes-DPA_Group_Bridge_VER_C_SRGB_rgb. Ten years have pas.....»»

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'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' stuns both visually and thematically - The University of Hawaii Kaleo

NBCNews.com'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' stuns both visually and thematicallyThe University of Hawaii KaleoAfter the failed attempt of 2001's "Planet of the Apes" reboot, it seemed the beloved franchise had lost all hope of making.....»»

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Box Office: 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Headed for $70 Million Debut - Hollywood Reporter

NPRBox Office: 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Headed for $70 Million DebutHollywood ReporterUPDATED: The sequel, which took in $27.7 million on Friday, is pacing well ahead of "Rise of the Planet of the Apes," which debuted to $54.8 mi.....»»

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Hear The 'Brutal' Story Of Filming The Final 'Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes' Fight - MTV.co

NBCNews.comHear The 'Brutal' Story Of Filming The Final 'Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes' FightMTV.comIf you've seen “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” you were likely blown away by the intensity of the climactic fight between .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsApr 17th, 2017

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' to conquer box office - Los Angeles Times

NPR'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' to conquer box officeLos Angeles TimesAndy Serkis as Caesar in "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes." (AP Photo/Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation). Ryan Faughnder contact the reporter · MoviesRi.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsApr 18th, 2017

"Apes" aren"t alone: From sharks to "Star Wars," 1970s pop-culture icons still thrive

Super-smart apes have been stalking our planet since Gen Xers were in diapers. Pierre Boulle started it all in 1963 with his novel, "Planet of the Apes," and the first movie came to theaters in 1968. But the phenomenon really started beating its chest in .....»»

Category: celebSource: msnbcApr 19th, 2017