Why King Kong Can Never Escape His Past
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He stands there, taller than before but imminently familiar in shape. Now appearing larger than the actual Empire State Building observatory he once hung on to for dear life, King Kong in Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures’ Kong: Skull Island is a massive cinematic presence resurrected in a new environment. The title of the film suggests we’ve come home to the far-flung locale of Hollywood cinema’s most profound early fantasy, but this Skull Island is a departure from anything we’ve seen before.
Shot primarily in Vietnam and Hawaii, the real-world… Continue reading at Den of Geek.