Charlton Heston: The End of His World as We Know It
Everyone can have their own personal opinion about Charlton Heston, the rugged movie legend who died Saturday.
All three films, which have that cynical end-of-the-world tone so prevalent in movies of the time period, are all about the failings of man and the dangers of technology.
But mostly, they are cheesy in a really terrific cheesy way.
So, in memory, here’s the classic final sand-pounding scene by Heston in “Planet of the Apes,” a trailer from “Omega Man” and my favorite movie line of all time from “Soylent Green.”
Planet of the Apes: