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This weekend, revolution takes root in 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'

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Today sees the continuation of the “Planet of the Apes” series with the release of “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”, the sequel to the reboot of a few years ago. That movie is joined in theaters by some well-received limited release films, including “Snowpiercer” and the Roger Ebert documentary “Life Itself”. Read about those films and this weekend’s other new releases below.

Nationwide Releases:

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”: This sci-fi movie directed by Matt Reeves takes place ten years after its predecessor. A band of humans and the large group of genetically-advanced apes led by Caesar (Andy Serkis) are nearly brought to war to decide which will be the dominant species. Costarring Jason Clarke, Keri Russell, Gary Oldman, and Kodi Smit-McPhee. Available for viewing in 3D. Runtime: 130 minutes. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, and brief strong language.

Other movies opening in St. Louis:

· “Snowpiercer

· “Begin Again

· “Life Itself

· “Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania

Check out showtimes for these movies and more at the following St. Louis-area theaters:

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