So this does it. This ends my King Kong marathon.
1933, 1976, and 2005.
What did I think of Peter Jackson's adaption?
I've got to say, pretty dang awesome.
Jackson captures the feel and essence of the thirty's so incredibly well, that my favourite parts of the movie were that in the beginning and the end when we spend time in New York City. His attention to detail is extraordinary. The original clocked in at an hour and forty-six minutes,…
When thinking about the words to describe Neil Marshall's sophomore film, scary doesn't really come to mind. But one word that does stick out is effective.
A group of friends go on an expedition into an unmapped cave system. One false step causes the entrance to collapse, leaving them stuck inside with no help on the way. From this point forward the film borrows elements similar to The Thing, creating paranoia and uncomfortable conflict between the leading characters.