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Posts Tagged ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’

One would believe that this post was inspired by the recent popularity of my Tuesday post, 10 Favorite TV Characters of the Year, but in reality, both of these posts were written back to back and I just simply queued this one for a later date.  And especially as the ‘new year’ escapes us, I wanted to publish as many of these, ‘wrap up 2011’ posts as quickly as possible.  So please don’t fry my buns and deem this post as a selfish attempt to get more views.  But even if you never thought that in the first place, let’s get on with the show.

As I searched through 2011 movies, I’m rather disappointed in the relative lack of new characters.  Another heavy year of sequels and remakes, it was difficult finding 10 worthy characters that truly inspired and put goosebumps in my skin.  Out of these 10, I believe only about 6-7 truly deserve any praise, but I chose 10 to give some benefit of the doubt.  Only unfortunately, I haven’t seen EVERY movie in 2011, especially the tons of December releases, but I made it about as clear cut as I could.  Here’s the list below.

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I am not very familiar with this franchise, nor do I have any loyalty to it.  The most I’ve seen of Apes is the Tim Burton film with Marky Mark and I wasn’t too impressed with that.  And upon hearing the tongue twister prequel of a title, I wasn’t very interested in this installment either.  I was given the opportunity to watch any movie and from good word of mouth I chose this one.  Few movies can tickle my fancy by giving me odd protagonists to root for.  And for one hour and forty minutes I found myself rooting for CGI ‘Monkeys’.  And I honestly enjoyed every minute of it.

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