Film, TV producer Mort Abrahams dies at 93
Hollywood Reporter, United States
Abrahams left for Arthur Jacobs' APJAC Prods. in 1966 for a job as executive vp to handle production and/or writing chores on films such as "Doctor Dolittle" (1967), "Planet of the Apes" (1968), "Goodbye, Mr. Chips" (1969), "The Chairman" (1969) ...To be continued.
Ben Stiller suffers more monkey slaps, more humiliation
Kansas City Star, MO
While not exactly the kind of abject captivity that Heston endured in "Planet of the Apes," the slapping match Ben Stiller went through with Crystal, the Capuchin monkey — for a second time — was torture enough. "I really dislike the monkey," Stiller ...To be continued.
Terminator Salvation: The Paul Dehn Effect Continues
Surely, some people must have asked themselves the same question before and after watching Don Taylor's Escape From The Planet Of The Apes in 1971. How was a third film possible when Charlton Heston's Taylor detonates the Doomsday Weapon at the end of ...To be continued.
Transgenic Mice Engineered With A Human Gene For Speech
But mice with increased language abilities don't seem too many ethical steps away from ape lab assistants in Planet of the Apes or dolphin commanders in the Uplift series. Maybe mouse language is just the next step in Frankie and Benjy Mouse's ...To be continued.
From The Set Of ... - Marseilles man's son shares his movie mementos
He also has film memorabilia from movies like "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man"s Chest," "Planet of the Apes" and "Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines." In fact, he has Sarah Connor"s headstone in his orchard. Weder"s son, Andrew, is a co-owner of ...To be continued.
Peter Docter: The Wizard of 'UP'
Minneapolis Star Tribune, MN
"I had just seen 'Planet of the Apes' and I was a gorilla in this cage," he recalled. "They had these semicircular climbing things made out of steel and I was in there climbing around. And suddenly: 'Wait, where is everybody? ...To be continued.
Outlander – DVD Review
Monsters and Critics.com
In a scene that reminds of the original Planet of the Apes, Kainan crashes into a lake; manages to get some gear from his sinking ship; and pulls his dying captain to the shore. After burying the captain and turning on a rescue system, Kainan makes his ...To be continued.
Perennial champions Kerry look best bet again for All-Ireland
You might remember this county from a triumphant Connacht Championship campaign in 2007 that, like McClure's Planet of the Apes musical, suggested at a return to the mainstream from obscurity. Alas Sligo's 2008 was less McBain and more The Contrabulous ...To be continued.
50th Anniversary of Historic Space Monkey Flight
Universe Today, Canada
The image to the left is not a primate astronaut from "Planet of the Apes." It is, in fact, a real space monkey. Today marks the 50th anniversary of the first flight into space of a living being that survived the expedition. On May 28th, 1959, ...To be continued.