The Bombs: Planet of the Apes (2001)
The worst thing about big FX science fiction spectacles is that no matter how boring they are you feel compelled to watch until the end in case something cool happens. Unfortunately, in the case of Planet of the Apes, that phenomenon ropes you into watching perhaps the most nonsensical ending ever. I can summarize this movie as follows:
Yaaaaawwwwwn ZZZZZZZ yaaawwwn . . . What the hell?!
Here's the deal on the ending:
So I watched the Tim Burton commentary track to see what he had to say about the ending. I never would have thought a director that has produced so many good movies could babble so incoherently. I think what it boiled down to was something like, "I had this image I wanted to end on" (logic be damned).
At least the ending elicts a reaction. The rest is just dull. Preachy commentary on "human rights", fairly uninteresting visually, and an otherwise fine Tim Roth performance spoiled by its incongruity.