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Two new trailers here for you, one for Rise of the Planet of the Apes which might show more of the film than you’d like, the second is a kick-ass Japanese trailer for robo-fighting movie, Real Steal.

This trailer for Rise of the Planet of the Apes comes from the UK, which is why there’s a confusing August 12th release date at the end, I promise it releases in the US on the 5th. It features a lot of new footage, some would say too much. If you were already sure you’d be checking out Rise then I’d say skip it. There isn’t anything too spoilery but it does give away quite a bit of the set-up.

Rise stars James Franco as the scientist who in a way creates the first smart ape, Caesar. Caesar is going to be the real star of this movie, you just know it. He looks incredible, very real, very believable. And from what we see in this trailer the emotion Andy Serkis and WETA wizards are capable of getting across is unbelievable. I’m expecting this movie to really make us humans look and feel like complete shit. Which in some cases, many involving the treatment of animals, we should feel like shit. I don’t understand how you can’t feel compassion for other living creature but really how you won’t be able to feel for the incredible WETA apes in this movie, I don’t know. You’d have to be some heartless asswipe. Check out the trailer below and give us your thoughts. Think this film will make you scream ‘Ape Power!’

source: /Film

For the new trailer for Real Steal click the jump!

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Or what I should have titled this article, Watch a Four Second Clip of a Creepy Ape. WETA , probably best known for they’re mind-blowingly awesome effects for The Lord of the Rings trilogy, has released this uber short clip of a CGI animated ape for the upcoming Rise of the Planet of the Apes. Like I said, it’s short, but really freakin’ creepy with the realistic and life-like ape. It’s a far, far departure from the apes of old with their plastic masks and Pac-man like mouths.

We know these apes won’t be talking but it’ll be fascinating to see how much expression and emotion they’ll be able to animate on their faces. Here’s hoping their fellow human actors will be able to emote just as convincingly.

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