“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” brings virtual simians to life

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The simians who have forged a civilization in “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” are at a crossroads with their human counterparts, 10 years after a virus rendered homo sapiens virtually extinct – save for a small band of survivors eking out an existence in the ruins of San Francisco.

The film’s stunning effects were created by Weta Digital, the same team that did the groundbreaking work in 2011’s “Rise of the Planet of the Apes.” (Read more at FoxNews.com)