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Watch: ‘Apehood’ Is The Must-See ‘Boyhood’ & ‘Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes’ Trailer Mashup

Watch: 'Apehood' Is The Must-See 'Boyhood' & 'Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes' Trailer Mashup

This weekend, both Richard Linklater‘s “Boyhood” (review here) and Matt Reeves‘ “Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes” (review here) hit theatres, and we understand that you might not have time for both. Well, luckily video editing whiz Nelson Carvajal is going to save you some time.

Taking the trailers for both films, Carvajal has mashed them up and created the journey of Caesar from child to man, and it’s clever stuff. Cutting back and forth between ‘Dawn’ and “Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes,” with the feel-good song from the “Boyhood” trailer (“Hero” by Family Of The Year) laid on top, it’s almost an alternate preview for the blockbuster picture of sorts. It’s a fun way to close off your day, so make sure your boss has left, put your feet up, and click below.

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This proves that the zeitgeist of this post-modern era is parody, not actually creating new art forms or using an essential element of cinema — time capturing– as Linklater did in "Boyhood," which took him 12 years to make.

All "Apehood" did was merely craft together music from the the Linklater film and splices of the "Ape" franchises.


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