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Kyle Smith (Twitter: @rkylesmith) is critic-at-large for National Review, theater critic for The New Criterion and the author of the novels Love Monkey and A Christmas Caroline. Type a title in the box above to locate a review.

Buy Love Monkey for $4! "Hilarious"--Maslin, NY Times. "Exceedingly readable and wickedly funny romantic comedy"--S.F. Chronicle. "Loud and brash, a helluva lot of fun"--Entertainment Weekly. "Engaging romp, laugh-out-loud funny"-CNN. "Shrewd, self-deprecating, oh-so-witty. Smith's ruthless humor knows no bounds"--NPR

Buy A Christmas Caroline for $10! "for those who prefer their sentimentality seasoned with a dash of cynical wit. A quick, enjoyable read...straight out of Devil Wears Prada"--The Wall Street Journal

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    Review: “War for the Planet of the Apes”

    By kyle | July 12, 2017

    Yet another top-notch blockbuster, this one with a brooding, elegiac feel. My review.

    Topics: Movies | 3 Comments »

    3 Responses to “Review: “War for the Planet of the Apes””

    1. JimmyC Says:
      July 12th, 2017 at 10:25 am

      Don’t forget Reeves also made Cloverfield, an excellent fusion of the Found Footage and Monster Movie genres. And as remakes of foreign movies go, Let Me In was much better than I expected.

    2. Kyle Says:
      July 26th, 2017 at 12:50 pm

      I didn’t like that one but I loved every movie he’s made since.

    3. Obama bin Biden Says:
      July 12th, 2017 at 4:59 pm

      Apes lives matter.