56 Min Released Mar 23, 2017

#069: (Pt. 2) Kong: Skull Island / King Kong (1933)

We return to Skull Island to puzzle over the stylish curiosity that is Jordan Vogt-Roberts’s new take on the classic film monster, KONG: SKULL ISLAND. Why is this movie aping APOCALYPSE NOW? Have we reached our limit of giant CGI creatures pummeling each other? And, most pertinent of all, how does this bigger, bolder vision of Kong reflect and react to the legacy of its legendary cinematic ancestor, 1933's KING KONG? Plus, Your Next Picture Show, where we share recent filmgoing experiences in hopes of putting something new on your cinematic radar.Please share your comments, thoughts, and questions about KING KONG, KONG: SKULL ISLAND, or both by sending an email to comments@nextpictureshow.net, or leaving a short voicemail at (773) 234-9730

Your Next Picture Show: 
Genevieve: Macon Blair’s I DON’T FEEL AT HOME IN THIS WORLD ANYMORE
Keith: Robert Zemeckis’ ALLIED
Tasha: Danny Boyle’s T2: TRAINSPOTTING 
Scott: Theo Anthony’s RAT FILM and the True/False film festival


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