Cinema du Fromage: Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972)

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Episode 10: We look at 1972’s film “Conquest of the Planet of the Apes” which stars Roddy McDowall and Ricardo Montalbanand is Directed by J. Lee Thompson. Our special guest panelist is Joshua Chitty. 6/28/18

Hosts KingPengvin aka Terry Anstey @Kingpengvin https://twitter.com/Kingpengvin J Corina Francis @FollowingBliss1 https://twitter.com/FollowingBliss1 http://criticallaughs.com/
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Special Guest: Joshua Chitty @SemiCoreJosh https://twitter.com/SemiCoreJosh

 

 

 

Movies Make the Meal: “Conquest of the Planet of the Apes”

Movie Score Talley: 97 97 is 60.625% cheese rating

KingPengvin 27
1) production quality 7

2) story 6

3) acting 6

4)overall entertainment value 8

Kinte 21
1) production quality 5

2) story 4

3) acting 5

4)overall entertainment value 7

J Corina Francis 23
1) production quality 6

2) story 4

3) acting 5

4)overall entertainment value 8

Joshua Chitty 26
1) production quality 7

2) story 6

3) acting 7

4)overall entertainment value 6

Conquest of the Planet of the Apes
PG 1972 ‧ Cult film/Action ‧ 1h 28m

In this third sequel to “Planet of the Apes,” the apes turn the tables on the human Earth population when they lead a revolt against their cruel masters in the distant year of 1990. By doing this it creates the time loop that leads to the first film. “Conquest of the Planet of the Apes” is cinematically etched in broad, brash strokes slashing social satire and science fiction suspense with large-scale spectacle.

Release date: June 30, 1972 (USA)
Director: J. Lee Thompson
Based on: Characters created; by Pierre Boulle
Film series: Planet of the Apes
Box office: 9.7 million USD

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