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@undeadslayer4 Thank you. I read what you had to say in your comment and I appreciate it. I didn't really know that I stood as an impactful user on this site to you. I do find our back and forth conversations interesting.

@john-m Good review as always my friend. I wasn't interested in this film until now. I'm just curious to see it.
The anticipation is killing me.
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@undeadslayer4 Yeah, I believe you missed the point of what it was you were responding to. Of course he could choose whether or not he'd take the role when finally offered. BUT he the ACTOR is not responsible for how they cast it. He is not responsible for the creative decisions they make toward the characters. He gets paid to play a role. And when offered a chance of a lifetime, why would he turn it down? I don't know what they're doing with this movie but I'm sure that when they made these decisions about how they were going to cast their characters there was a plan for it in the story. As forward thinking and diverse as this world has supposed to become it's the way people choose to show their outrage that disgusts me. I can understand people not wanting Johnny Storm to be African American feeling that the character is exclusive to one specific look. But HOW people respond to it and pit the blame on the actor when it is the studio who had the last call on whether or not he'd be the character is what irked me about it. The uneducated and unwarranted outbursts is what pissed me off. The references about making other characters different ethnicities that don't remotely compare to what's happening here is what irritated me. Race and relation isn't something worth talking about because most people that would try to carry that conversation have a naive and skewed way of seeing things vs. how they really are. But my comment wasn't about that. It was about whoever I was responding to and their ignorance. And it was clear. Sure, Jordan chose to accept the role when it was offered. In the end, however, it wasn't his decision whether or not they'd move forward with it that was all in the hands of the studio and the vision they had, not him.
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@undeadslayer4 Well, in the last outing they showed a slow and methodical evolution of Caesar's character with him able to organize and emote humanely by the end. He'd even developed short form speech. The apes were organizing and learning at expedient rates behind his charge. With so much time to have passed between this film line and the last one could only imagine that since the epidemic of the virus with the humans nearly extinct worldwide and the apes colonizing all over...you'd have to imagine this is the case on a worldwide scope...there would be a hybrid language of verbal and ape communications. We already know the apes have become the dominant species. They've already likely evolved beyond contamination toward the humans. The remaining humans have likely developed immunity to the virus as well. But government has completely shut down. All the qualities of life have regressed back to a state where men can no longer survive in the wild having grown accustom to the luxuries we take for granted. It's going to be interesting to see how the humans and apes try to blend for the protection of their species having been at war for so long. Caesar may have grown in his ability to conceptualize but there will be rebel apes that will never fully accept humans as an equal race next to them. Somehow I see that setting up conflict between the apes as well as other factions or colonies that will develop philosophies contrary to the leadership and guidance of Caesar. It may turn into a struggle for power between the apes in aim to shift the balance of leadership among them to bring one unified belief. Caesar could become the martyr...the symbol in his death that would bring the apes to the point of justifying the extermination or imprisonment and enslavement of humanity to finally break them to their will. I do know that all of these movies are leading to what we already know of the original Planet of the Apes and how the apes finally do evolve and come to rule unopposed. The possibilities of what's going on here is really what's intriguing to me.
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This certainly makes it appear interesting.
She's growing into quite the lady.
@gumperman It can, in anticipation for something, get quite frustrating. It is a slow process but it's a process non-the-less. I think the time that it's taking to develop the product, especially with the thought of the incredible amount of detail put into Man of Steel...they can actually perfect what they started with that film in moving forward. That's my solace when I think of the time frame...how these movies are incredibly detailed a meticulous and thread in a story to the scope we're going to have something awesome. But I definitely do understand you.
@undeadslayer4 Regardless, it's still a series that is concentrated on the time space continuum that allows for changes however slight to occur. Each one dealing with a specific time in these characters evolution that changes them for better or worse than when they begin in the story. And to that end it also changes the story in ways, some for better and some for worse. It still isn't something that you could run a side by side comparison with X-Men and question why certain things work for one genre of film and not for another. Terminator has ALWAYS been a time travel story at its core and that allows for liberties toward characters that are inconsequential because it doesn't revolve around something that was known or had a following prior to the original film. The original concepts were imaginings of James Cameron. They weren't pulled from a novel or comic book adaptation. We don't know the ends to these characters because they are constantly being reimagined to suit the overall plot and summation of the series.
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Everything seems to be coming along rather nicely.