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and appeared weekly on FOX-2 in Detroit from 2016-2020.
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Movie reviews: 'War for the Planet of the Apes' swings into theaters July 14, along with 'The Journey' and 'To the Bone'
We've made it more than half-way through 2017 and we're now more than half-way through the Summer blockbuster season. That means war..."War for the Planet of the Apes," that is. It's the third (and final?) chapter in the re-imagined "Planet of the Apes" universe that began back in 2011, and no monkeying around: You'd be bananas if you didn't plan on seeing it this weekend. Most other studios decided not to go to war with "Apes," so there aren't many other theatrical offerings this weekend, although "The Journey" looks to make a bit of noise in limited release, while the Netflix release "To the Bone" has stirred up quite the controversy.
So is "War" worth the price of admission, and are these other movies worth seeking out? Here are our reviews for the new releases on Friday, July 14, 2017:
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