This prequel to the classic 1968 sci-fi stars James Franco as a genetic scientist whose Alzheimer’s drug gives primates dangerous brain power. The script is wooden and the human actors look exhausted as they go through the motions, but the CGI simians are well worth watching. Lord of the Rings alum Andy Serkis—who gave Gollum his chilling realism—easily makes Caesar, the alpha-ape, the best actor in the movie.
A Peek at Life Is Beautiful 2017
Gorillaz are coming to Las Vegas for the first time ever. 2016’s Grammy winner for best new artist, Chance the Rapper, will return. English rockers Muse will bring their dizzying live show to the streets of Downtown. And that’s just the top of an eclectic bill that features more than 70 acts, along with comedy, interactive art installations, a group art exhibit featuring the work of Mark Ryden, Tara McPherson and Shepard Fairey and much more. Last year saw more than 137,000 attendees trod the festival footprint. Who’s ready for more?
Best of the City 2016
Our seventh annual celebration of all things Las Vegas, from the best place to fix your speeding ticket to the best Bloody Mary.