• Planet Of The Apes A Political Allegory
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    One of the wonders of film is its ability to take one away from the normal everyday world and immerse the viewer in a world so foreign from their own that they stare with wonder on the scenes unfolding before them. One such genre of film of science fiction. In this genre, what the viewer sees is only limited by the imaginations of the writers and director whose job is to portray a world that defies your imagination. If the writers and director so choose, they can also deal with day to day issues...
  • Planet Of The Apes
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    'Planet of the Apes " James Burroughs is a critic. In his article, 'The Fiction of Science Fiction,' he expresses his opinion that the movie, 'Planet of the Apes,' has no value or real meaning for society today. He says it is like other similar science fiction movies made in the 1960 s because it is so out-of-date. He seems to feel the only people that would enjoy 'Planet of the Apes' are people who have nothing better to do. I disagree with Mr. Burroughs. In the movie, 'Planet of the Apes,' hu...
  • Planet Of The Apes
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    Planet of the Apes deals with a great number of issues that come up in everyday society. If one looks closely at the story it is very easy to realize that Planet of the Apes is not at all about apes, but truly about mankind. It is a story about the human condition, and the way humans interact with their natural environment. It is a story about the dangers of religion, and even more powerfully a warning about the dangers of a politically active church. Planet of the Apes is a political allegory. ...
  • Planet Of The Apes
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    Planet of the Apes When Planet of the Apes opened in theaters, few people knew what to expect. To most, the idea of a movie with the premise of a planet full of intelligent apes went against everything they had been taught. The initial attraction was the superb cast, spearheaded by Charlton Heston who portrays Taylor, an astronaut who crashes onto the planet. Heston was joined by many popular actors and actress such as, Roddy McDowell as Cornelius, Maurice Evans as Dr. Zaius and Kim Hunter as Zi...
  • By The Waters Of Babylon
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    BY THE WATERS OF BABYLON PLANET OF THE APESCOMPARITIVE ESSAY The short story by the waters of Babylon and the movie planet of the apes were both futuristic stories. They also both showed the evil sides of today's man and the chaos and mass destruction that we are capable of accomplishing. They portrayed today's man as selfish, violent, and full of hate and rage. By the waters of Babylon was written from the point of view of a boy close to becoming a man who knew nothing of his past civilization....
  • The Planet Of The Apes
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    Planet of the Apes Planet of the Apes, written by Pierre Boule was one of the greatest novels ever written in science fiction. The movie, which was directed by Tim Burton, depicted the same elements as the book. The novel and the movie both portrays aspects of ape civilizations where the apes were dominant and inhumane treatment of their slaves who were humans. The movie forces humanity to look at the prejudices, biases, and hatred that have lurked within the apes in the movie and the humans in ...