King Kong Reviews

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July 10, 2007
funny, frightening, romantic, nostalgic, moving and grimly fatalistic, it races along, like its central character, with a speed and grace that utterly belies its great size.
May 7, 2007
February 22, 2007
A phenomenal popcorn movie that eclipses the original in several respects, but inevitably owes a huge debt to the powerful imagery and innovation of the 1930s landmark.
January 25, 2007
This lackluster cure for insomnia might have been more palatable without so many distracting digressions and pared down to a manageable ninety minutes or so. Zzzz... Zzzz... Zzzz...
December 30, 2006
September 28, 2006
Despite admirable chest thumping and Watts' wonderfully enhanced scream, there is still only one true king.
September 25, 2006
Naomi Watts distinguishes herself in a luminous, star-making turn as Ann -- warm, funny, charismatic, and far more than you'd expect from the damsel in distress.
September 10, 2006
Jackson puts his passion for epics to good use and creates film magic
July 1, 2006
As for Kong himself, although the computer has played a large part in his creation, he could never be considered as anything less than real.
May 4, 2006
For the most part, a chest-beating, banana-eating riot.
April 20, 2006
Remake que supera en muchas cosas al original y que demuestra el talento y la magia para contar historias de uno de los genios contemporáneos del cine.
April 10, 2006
Everything about director Peter Jackson's King Kong update is bigger than the 1933 original. That's too say, the film is longer, more technically elaborate and -- by today's standards -- more exciting than the original film.
April 1, 2006
What could have been Jackson's folly is a triumph, the kind of romantic action spectacle that makes the big screen silver and provides box-office gold. Puts the prime in primate.
March 27, 2006
Despite uncessary padding and languid pacing, King Kong is a visually gorgeous spectacle that deserves to be seen on the big screen
March 27, 2006
King Kong is a colossal creature feature!
March 25, 2006
This is a splendid matinee show and also easily the best blockbuster flick of 2005.
March 18, 2006
Along with James Cameron and Steven Spielberg, Peter Jackson is one of a select few Hollywood filmmakers who truly understands how to marry spectacle and emotion.
February 25, 2006
On the upside, however, that first hour is followed by a two-hour roller coaster ride that climaxes with a breathtaking finale atop the Empire State Building in New York City.
February 11, 2006
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