War for the Planet of the Apes

War for the Planet of the Apes ★★★★

Matt Reeves dives even more into visual storytelling with War, so many dialogue free moments with only Michael Giacchino's heartwrenching score and the facial expressions of our characters to guide the emotion of the scenes.
I dug that this movie wasn't as action centric as advertised but the pacing hits a wall in the 2nd act with some pretty clever but on the nose slavery and Jesus parallels but I honestly needed it to wrap up but the 3rd makes up for giving us emotional gut punch after emotional gut punch and some great action scenes. Also Bad Ape, very good.

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