king kong

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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.

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