The question: could they make another King
Kong worthy of the 1933 original?
Yes they did, and it's brilliant in every
The mist-shrouded Skull Island is one of
the most haunting settings in the history of film making, I think.
I know it's great, because after three
hours, I knew I wanted to see it again.
is nothing less than a modern miracle--not only has Peter Jackson
captured the feel of the original 1933 classic, but given it
This Kong is no-nonsense, and for good
reason; the inhabitants of Skull Island don't let up for a moment,
and are way scarier than their black & white counterparts.
But in the end, everything is as it should
be, a beautifully made action-adventure love story.
It was beauty killed the beast.
The remake of King Kong was the
fulfillment of a life-long dream of filmmaker Peter Jackson.
He puts together the best elements of the
1933 & 1976 versions of the movie & combines them with
his own passion & creative senses for the material.
The new King Kong is a perfect demonstration
of the industry's most brilliant advances in computer animation.
What stands out in the story is a very
human drama of sympathy, greed, loss, bravery, creativity, silliness,