king kong

Kong Skull Island is the perfect mental escape, although emotionally empty, if you are in need of some CGi spectacle before the summer officially kicks off.


For 1 Year, 100 Movies, contributor/filmmaker Trey Hock is watching all of AFI’s 100 Years, 100 Movies list (compiled in 2007) in one year. His reactions to each film are recorded here twice a week until the year (and list) is up! There aren’t many films that are more culturally important than “King Kong.” This […]


Why bother remaking a 1981 stop-motion classic (“Clash of the Titans”) if you are removing the one thing that made it fun in the first place? Before a single important filmmaker had any bearing on my cinematic life, there was Ray Harryhausen. The stop-motion animation he refined was a fixture of countless monster movies, beginning […]


Eric and J.D. represent the two opposite ends of the raging debate over Peter Jackson’s “King Kong,” calling it both ‘deep’ and ‘flatulent’ just mere seconds apart.