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Report: 'Apes' Sequel Pushes Gun Control
Breitbart's Big Hollywood ^ | June 29, 2014 | Christian Toto

Posted on 06/29/2014 7:38:43 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Audiences will get more than a dystopian future when they line up to see Dawn of the Planet of the Apes next month.

The second film in the rebooted Planet of the Apes franchise reportedly packs a pro-gun control message, according to a new review of the film in Variety. The story also touches on environmental fear mongering, albeit in a reduced fashion compared to the first installment.

The “Apes” franchise has always been a politically loaded one, and this latest entry states its left-wing credo in ways both allegorically implicit and bluntly direct. (You’d have to be pretty obtuse to miss the pro-gun-control subtext attached to misdeeds on both sides of the man-monkey battle.) While the previous film functioned as something of a cautionary tale against man’s destructive meddling with his environment, “Dawn” apportions blame a little more equally, as the beasts (introduced in a thrilling, technically jaw-dropping faceoff against a grizzly bear) are shown to be no less reckless an influence on the biosphere than their former superiors. “I always think ape better than human,” Caesar admits to Malcolm, his speech patterns having evolved rather rapidly even over the course of this film. “I see now how like them we are.” It’s a reverse epiphany that would have Jane Goodall in tears.

The upcoming film is set roughly a decade after the 2011 hit which showed how the franchise's genetically engineered apes came to be....

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TOPICS: Conspiracy; Music/Entertainment; Politics; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: apes; banglist; bias; guncontrol; hollywood; moviereview
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Of course.
1 posted on 06/29/2014 7:38:43 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

shocked... SHOCKED I tell ya


2 posted on 06/29/2014 7:40:34 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I agree. We shouldn’t give guns to apes. We should limit gun ownership to humans. And possibly some intelligent dogs and horses.


3 posted on 06/29/2014 7:41:34 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

So 10 years later the apes have been left alone to become powerful enough to try and take over the world? Did the US disarm or something during that time?


4 posted on 06/29/2014 7:43:10 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Keep guns out of the hands of the monkeys. The idea has some merit.


5 posted on 06/29/2014 7:43:34 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy ("Harvey Dent, can we trust him?" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBsdV--kLoQ)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Get your stinking paws off my guns you damn dirty ape!”


6 posted on 06/29/2014 7:45:43 PM PDT by Argus
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I think I already saw this movie...

Chimp with an AK-47.

7 posted on 06/29/2014 7:46:07 PM PDT by Edward Teach
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To: nickcarraway
We shouldn’t give guns to apes.

I agree, make them buy them. No freebies.

8 posted on 06/29/2014 7:47:28 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: GeronL
So 10 years later the apes have been left alone to become powerful enough to try and take over the world? Did the US disarm or something during that time?

There appeared to be some sort of plague beginning to spread at the end of the first flick.
9 posted on 06/29/2014 7:48:38 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

PLANET OF THE APES is a product of the late 60s and there are obvious racial overtones. I wouldn’t say it’s Hollywood PC.


10 posted on 06/29/2014 7:48:57 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: cripplecreek

That would explain what reduces the human population


11 posted on 06/29/2014 7:50:46 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: GeronL

End of the first movie the pilot (who Ceasar had bit) had his nose bleeding as he got on a flight. They showed a flight board with cities all over the world. The infection killed billions and this movie is about the few humans that remained trying to get energy from a Dam in ape controlled territory.


12 posted on 06/29/2014 7:51:51 PM PDT by icwhatudo (Low taxes and less spending in Sodom and Gomorrah is not my idea of a conservative victory)
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To: icwhatudo

but how did the ape population get so large?


13 posted on 06/29/2014 7:52:59 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Did I miss something? The article seemed to not include the bias.


14 posted on 06/29/2014 7:53:00 PM PDT by Bogey78O (We had a good run. Coulda been great still.)
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To: GeronL

A serious plague would certainly put rogue monkeys on a back burner for a while.


15 posted on 06/29/2014 7:53:14 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Report: ‘Apes’ Sequel Pushes Gun Control

Well if they don’t tell the Sheeple they’ll never know will they


16 posted on 06/29/2014 7:54:01 PM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I didn’t see the first remake and never had any plans to see this. I am glad that I shall miss absolutely nothing.


17 posted on 06/29/2014 7:54:33 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They could be paid back for this dido by the suggestion that they are *implying* that apes=blacks. Thus, they are racists.


18 posted on 06/29/2014 7:56:12 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy ("Don't compare me to the almighty, compare me to the alternative." -Obama, 09-24-11)
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To: Army Air Corps

I didn’t see the first remake and never had any plans to see this. I am glad that I shall miss absolutely nothing.

well the best part of it was zzzzzzzzz ,sorry what was I saying


19 posted on 06/29/2014 7:56:15 PM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: molson209

That bad, eh?


20 posted on 06/29/2014 7:57:19 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

There is only one “Planet of the Apes” movie and it is the original starring Charlton Heston. All of the others stink. That is all.


21 posted on 06/29/2014 7:58:54 PM PDT by dainbramaged ( 165 grain nosler partition)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

22 posted on 06/29/2014 8:02:14 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Darn. Please let the new Transformers movie be absent of this tripe. While I did enjoy the action of White House Down the leftwing propoganda was almost too much to suffer thru


23 posted on 06/29/2014 8:02:36 PM PDT by RginTN
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To: nickcarraway

It’s never a good idea to give an ape a gun.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Vpuh6q2O_c


24 posted on 06/29/2014 8:05:01 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: icwhatudo

Who knew that there were so many apes in the US?


25 posted on 06/29/2014 8:06:05 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: dainbramaged

U got dat rite


26 posted on 06/29/2014 8:06:30 PM PDT by hulagirl (Mother Theresa was right)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’ll watch it when it shows up on bittorrent.


27 posted on 06/29/2014 8:06:35 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: nickcarraway
I agree. We shouldn’t give guns to apes. We should limit gun ownership to humans. And possibly some intelligent dogs and horses.

Get real. Cats are way more intelligent than dogs. I have made up numerous studies showing that to be true.

28 posted on 06/29/2014 8:07:32 PM PDT by Leaning Right (Why am I holding this lantern? I am looking for the next Reagan.)
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To: Edward Teach
I think they saw that clip:

Koba's Weapon

29 posted on 06/29/2014 8:07:38 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Read the comments on Variety. Uproarious. I keep going back and laughing. I think one of the best was referring to the ape Caesar riding a horse carrying an m4, the commenter said that that was a great picture of our commander in chief.


30 posted on 06/29/2014 8:10:28 PM PDT by Aut Pax Aut Bellum (A woman can't stand when a man is peaceful and content....)
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To: GeronL
So 10 years later the apes have been left alone to become powerful enough to try and take over the world? Did the US disarm or something during that time?

They elected Barack Obama :-)

31 posted on 06/29/2014 8:11:49 PM PDT by TheCipher (Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself- Mark Twain)
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To: icwhatudo

Actually that was a scientist who worked with Caesars friend at the drug company. He was exposed to the virus that gives apes intelligence. apparently its a deadly pathogen to us.


32 posted on 06/29/2014 8:16:42 PM PDT by aft_lizard
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To: gaijin

O God I love it so much but we can’t hand ammo like that to our enemies!


33 posted on 06/29/2014 8:20:18 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (AGW "Scientific method:" Draw your lines first, then plot your points)
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To: Borges; DollyCali; Perdogg

ping


34 posted on 06/29/2014 8:22:06 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: freedumb2003

Yeah, uh…I think you’re right.

I don’t blame the Mod for removing it (I didn’t intend it like that).

I understand.


35 posted on 06/29/2014 8:31:36 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
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36 posted on 06/29/2014 8:33:53 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: RginTN
Please let the new Transformers movie be absent of this tripe.

I've been watching it, piecemeal, the last few hours and I got bored. The way they 'transform' from car(the autobots) to warrior is repetitious and boring as well. No imagination, it's just an obvious CGI blend routine.

37 posted on 06/29/2014 8:45:36 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: GeronL
but how did the ape population get so large?

Probably be a whole bunch of food just laying around, with most of the humans killed off by a plague.

38 posted on 06/29/2014 8:47:12 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

ahhh leftist propaganda..funny how these same Hollywood lib who hate guns so much have armed guards protecting their asses 24/7


39 posted on 06/29/2014 8:54:45 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Didn’t the first one attempt to have Charlton Heston make some “antigun” point?

I think it was achieved in the editing of a cameo scene he was in.


40 posted on 06/29/2014 9:04:38 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Hollyweird missed the point of “revolution”. Of course the chimps are going to use guns.

Our founding fathers understood this.

So do Communist dictators.


41 posted on 06/29/2014 9:05:38 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: nickcarraway
never give the ape your rifle
42 posted on 06/29/2014 9:09:41 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: nickcarraway

“We shouldn’t give guns to apes.”

I say let them earn the right to bear arms. Let them successfully complete a firearms safety class; and pass a test to get a written permit.


43 posted on 06/29/2014 9:24:56 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Obama lied; our healthcare died.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

But if there isn’t abortion for apes how far have apes really come? That should be the real issue. That and the accepted recognition of buetiful same sex ape love. C’mon Hollywood, tackle the real issues apes would have to face.

Freegards


44 posted on 06/29/2014 9:31:06 PM PDT by Ransomed
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Heston’s rolling in his grave.


45 posted on 06/29/2014 9:34:33 PM PDT by Boogieman
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To: UCANSEE2

I’ve been watching it, piecemeal, the last few hours and I got bored. The way they ‘transform’ from car(the autobots) to warrior is repetitious and boring as well. No imagination, it’s just an obvious CGI blend routine.


Oh its already on Torrent sites then.

Well, when its comes to the Transformers movies I’m not looking for quality just an hour and a half of mindless escapism:))


46 posted on 06/29/2014 10:15:23 PM PDT by RginTN
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy
They could be paid back for this dido by the suggestion that they are *implying* that apes=blacks. Thus, they are racists.

Actually, in the original Conquest of the Planet of the Apes, black people self-aligned with the apes' freedom fight, so much so that the filmmakers had to tone down the destructive ending and add a conciliatory speech by Caesar for fear of starting riots.

47 posted on 06/29/2014 10:16:28 PM PDT by Rinnwald
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

So did the US government instantly put these “beasts” on welfare, EBT, WIC, Food stamps, Section 8 housing, Medicaid free in-state tuition and drivers licenses?


48 posted on 06/29/2014 10:30:27 PM PDT by mowowie
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

There should be reasonable ape control. ..

No monkeying around....


49 posted on 06/30/2014 3:56:39 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: GeronL

I’m gonna guess;
“they stopped using birth control”?

Just a guess...


50 posted on 06/30/2014 3:58:38 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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