Franklin J. Schaffner

Went big and fizzled.

Planet of the Apes (1968) -- This movie is like if a Twilight Zone episode were slightly more than a trick ending... but maybe only slightly. The movie is a bit too obvious with its social commentary, but I guess that's part of the charm. The film works in spite of itself. (See Ted Post for the sequel, Beneath the Planet of the Apes.) B

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