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Steve Zahn Describes The Biggest Challenges On 'War For The Planet Of The Apes'


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Steve Zahn faced one of his most challenging roles yet in the forthcoming 'War for the Planet of the Apes'. He plays one of Caesar's fellow chimps - who is simply named 'Bad Ape' - and he admits that there was a lot more to it than just moving around like a monkey.

Steve Zahn plays the Bad Ape in 'War for the Planet of the Apes'Steve Zahn plays the Bad Ape in 'War for the Planet of the Apes'

The actor revealed that there were indeed a lot of physical challenges when it came to the role. 'It's extremely physical all day', he confessed. 'To squat, to quadroped, to get up on things and make it look like it's effortless. That's just obvious.'

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Steve Zahn - War For The Planet Of The Apes Video Interview


An interview with War For The Planet Of The Apes star Steve Zahn

Steve Zahn, star of the forthcoming 'War for the Planet of the Apes', opens up about being a fan of the franchise and reveals how the new installment brings a more dark and violent storyline, but that ultimately the main theme is that of Cesar's own inner battle.

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War Of The Planet Of The Apes Trailer


The long anticipated war between man and ape has finally arrived. The leader of the genetically-modified apes, Caesar, refuses to take responsibility for it; he has given the surviving humans too chances to maintain peace between them to count, but it's not in a human being's nature to allow their planet to be ruled by anything other than their own species. After Caesar's former right-hand man Koba betrays him and incites anger between both humans and apes, their ultimate civility was always going to collapse into an all-out war. Now that an army has been assembled lead by the Colonel, no mercy will be shown towards their primate counterparts. Though there is one man, the Preacher, who still believes there's a chance there can be peace.

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Captain Fantastic Review

Excellent

An offbeat comedy-drama with a timely kick, this charming family road trip takes on some very deep topics without flinching. It's essentially an impassioned plea to snap out of the way people in the West have been sleepwalking into consumerism and complacency. Viewers who believe that things are just fine will probably be troubled (or angered) by this movie, but those willing to think and have their beliefs challenged will find it entertaining and invigorating.

It opens in the American northwest, where Ben (Viggo Mortensen) is raising his six kids in the middle of a forest, teaching them to use their minds and bodies to think and survive. His wife is ill in hospital, and when she dies the kids insist on attending her funeral, even though her parents (Frank Langella and Ann Dowd) ask Ben not to come. So they pile into the family bus and head across country, stopping to visit Ben's sister and brother-in-law (Kathryn Hahn and Steve Zahn). This encounter and others along the road demonstrate just how far advanced Ben's children are, although they're not terribly well equipped to interact with general society. Eldest son Bodevan (George MacKay) has been accepted into all of the top universities, but hasn't a clue how to talk to a girl. And middle son Rellian (Nicholas Hamilton) is beginning to question the Bohemian lifestyle.

This is a fascinating exploration of a group of children whose upbringing has given them razor-sharp minds, leading them to political beliefs that are far outside the mainstream. The unsubtle connection is that the majority of the public are manipulated by corporate interests that put money ahead of everything else. Actor-turned-filmmaker Matt Ross smartly explores this theme from every angle, which makes the film easy to engage with. And it helps that the driving force of the plot is the emotional desire to say goodbye to a wife and mother.

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Steve Zahn - Steve Zahn arrives at Los Angeles International (LAX) airport - Los Angeles, California, United States - Friday 5th September 2014

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Christian Slater's 'Mind Games' Cancelled, Replaced By 'Wife Swap'


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ABC have ruthlessly axed Christian Slater's Mind Games midseason after low rated airings. For the next two weeks, the network will use the Tuesday 10pm slot for extra samplings of promising midseason drama Resurrection. Beginning on April 15, the network will launch season 3 of Celebrity Wife Swap.

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In fairness, Mind Games wasn't very good and the writing was on the wall since it debuted to a 1.1 demo rating two days after the Oscar telecast - when the show was promoted. It dived to a horrendous 0.6 in its second week and matched that rating again on Tuesday. It's the third ABC show to be cancelled in the Tuesday 10pm timeslot, following Lucky 7 and Killer Women.

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Knights of Badassdom Trailer


Three geeky best friends named Hung, Eric and Joe set out on an adventure of a lifetime to engage in some sword and sorcery style role play. They join a vast group of other LARPers (Live Action Role Players) in a woodland area they name the Fields of Evermore to carry out their dungeons and dragons-esque quest, but when one of them decides to practise a dark spell from an old book, they find themselves facing a genuine paranormal threat. He unwittingly manages to summon a flesh-eating succubus from hell who sets out on a murderous rampage to pick off each role player one by one. Not knowledgeable of demonic menaces of the real kind, the friends must band together to work out how to send the succubus back to its fiery inferno - before it's too late.

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Dallas Buyers Club Review


Excellent

In telling this remarkable true story, director Jean-Marc Vallee (The Young Victoria) and his gifted cast keep the characters and events so grounded that we can't help but get caught up in their story. The film never asks for our sympathy, but it earns it over and over again as it explores a disgraceful period in American history when businesses and the government essentially condemned millions to death by withholding proper treatment for HIV and Aids.

It begins in 1985, when homophobic womaniser Ron Woodroof (McConaughey) is told that he has just a month to live. Refusing to believe that he has the same disease that has just killed Rock Hudson, he ignores his doctors (Garner and O'Hare) to find his own supply of AZT, which makes him even more ill. So he heads to Mexico to find a range of treatment the US government has refused to approve, and he imports them himself, creating a members' club to subvert the law. This requires that he set his deep-seated prejudice aside so he can work with the transgendered Rayon (Leto). But a government lawyer (O'Neill) is determined to shut him down.

Yes, it's deeply infuriating to watch the American system try so hard to stop Woodruff from saving lives. Government officials continually outlaw his effective treatments so they can pawn off the toxic, over-priced AZT instead. So Woodruff travels the world in search of new medicine, and his business of course takes off. Vallee cleverly cuts through the 1980s period details to reveal Woodruff's earthy tenacity and an overpowering sense of humanity.

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Christian Slater and Steve Zahn - ABC Television Critics Association Winter 2014 Party - Pasadena, California, United States - Saturday 18th January 2014

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Christian Slater and Steve Zahn

Knights Of Badassdom Trailer


Hung, Eric and Joe are best friends totally into sword and sorcery style role play and re-enactment. However, when they set out on an average sword-battling adventure with their fellow LARPers (Live Action Role Players) in some nearby woodland, a mysterious force overtakes the group and they find themselves facing a genuine paranormal threat when an 'imaginary' spell from an old book somehow conjures up a real murderous hell demon who begins to pick off players one by one. Unprepared for threats of this nature, the friends must band together to work out how to destroy demon, while trying to remain alive in the scariest action role play they'll ever experience.

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Video - Katy Perry, Gerard Butler And Jon Bon Jovi Are Guests At The White House Correspondents' Dinner - Part 4


Pop superstar Katy Perry was one of the biggest international stars to hit the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton in a lush green gown. Other famous faces included journalist Pierce Morgan, '300' star Gerard Butler and rocker Jon Bon Jovi with his wife Dorothea.

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Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Dog Days Trailer


Greg Heffley is back in the third movie instalment of the 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid' franchise. This time he looks forward to an excellent summer break with his best friend Rowley. However, his vacation is set to be spoiled when his father is determined to use the time to bond with his teenage son. Greg decides to avoid the situation by lying that he has a job at a country club, but it looks like a disastrous break is still on the cards with a series of humiliating catastrophes including failed attempts at impressing girls at a very crowded poolside, slightly too terrifying rollercoaster rides and a calamitous camping expedition.

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Steve Zahn Wednesday 5th August 2009 The premiere of 'A Perfect Getaway' held at the Arclight Cinerama Dome. - Arrivals Hollywood, California

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American comedian and Steve Zahn - Wednesday 5th August 2009 at ABC New York City, USA

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American Comedian and Steve Zahn
American Comedian and Steve Zahn
American Comedian and Steve Zahn
American Comedian and Steve Zahn
American Comedian and Steve Zahn

Steve Zahn - Steve Zahn and wife Saturday 23rd February 2008 at Santa Monica Pier Santa Monica, California

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War Of The Planet Of The Apes Trailer

War Of The Planet Of The Apes Trailer

The long anticipated war between man and ape has finally arrived. The leader of the...

Captain Fantastic Movie Review

Captain Fantastic Movie Review

An offbeat comedy-drama with a timely kick, this charming family road trip takes on some...

Captain Fantastic- Teaser Trailer

Captain Fantastic- Teaser Trailer

Devoted father Ben (Viggo Mortensen) has been raising his six children in the forests of...

The Good Dinosaur Trailer

The Good Dinosaur Trailer

What if the asteroid that destroyed the dinosaurs missed? Well in Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur,...

Knights of Badassdom Trailer

Knights of Badassdom Trailer

Three geeky best friends named Hung, Eric and Joe set out on an adventure of...

Dallas Buyers Club Movie Review

Dallas Buyers Club Movie Review

In telling this remarkable true story, director Jean-Marc Vallee (The Young Victoria) and his gifted...

Knights Of Badassdom Trailer

Knights Of Badassdom Trailer

Hung, Eric and Joe are best friends totally into sword and sorcery style role play...

Dallas Buyers Club Trailer

Dallas Buyers Club Trailer

What would you do if you were given just 30 days to live? For Ron...

Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Dog Days Trailer

Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Dog Days Trailer

Greg Heffley is back in the third movie instalment of the 'Diary of a Wimpy...

Diary Of A Wimpy Kid 2: Rodrick Rules Trailer

Diary Of A Wimpy Kid 2: Rodrick Rules Trailer

Ever since Greg's mum bought him a journal, he's documented his journey through life and...

Diary Of A Wimpy Kid Trailer

Diary Of A Wimpy Kid Trailer

Diary Of A Wimpy Kid is a family comedy based on the best-selling illustrated novel...

Management Movie Review

Management Movie Review

Gentle and very sweet, this low-key romance takes some rather random turns as it drifts...

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