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Kong: Skull Island Reviews

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June 30, 2017
Filled with action and good visuals, this film is hilarious. [Full review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 7.7/10
June 15, 2017
"Kong: Skull Island" isn't going to change your life. Nor can it hold a candle to the 1933 original. But there are some good thrills to be had here - and some good fun, too.
June 1, 2017
Kong: Skull Island gets what so many monster movies before it get wrong: There is humanity in the creatures, even if they can seem gigantic and monstrous at first.
April 17, 2017
A game of cat and mouse, in which the rodents are replaced by helicopters falling in pairs at the hands of an enraged Kong. [Full review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
April 16, 2017
Perfectly treads the line between big budget VFX cinema & b-grade exploitation.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 5, 2017
What could have been a suspense film, ends up being a B cinema production, with lowly plotted characters, stupid motivations and a Kong who still urges a girlfriend to reveal his nobility. [Full review in Spanish]
April 4, 2017
Skull Island, for a lot of reasons, shouldn't work-until, suddenly, it does. (Splice Today)
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
March 27, 2017
Kong: Skull Island is just good enough-the sharp allusions, the moments of wit and warmth supplied by Reilly's long-abandoned airman-to make one wish it were better.
March 25, 2017
Humans monkey with nature; giant ape goes bananas, wishing they would lemur him alone.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
March 22, 2017
A film with a fresh perspective and great action sequences that will be able to entertain anyone. [Full review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
March 19, 2017
Not only the most exhilarating e-ticket ride since 'Mad Max Fury Road,' it's almost as exciting as the RKO original, thanks to expertly orchestrated cliff-hangers and the scariest CG beasties since 'Jurassic Park'
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
March 17, 2017
"Skull Island" an epic monster mash.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4.0
March 17, 2017
The film is at its best when it sweeps us into the terror of confronting giants.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
March 17, 2017
The great ape called Kong first hit the big screen in 1933. IMAX technology has been around since 1970. Now, in 2017, the two have joined forces, and the result almost makes a good movie. Well, half a good movie.
March 16, 2017
Kong looks great...Tom Hiddleston looks silly.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
March 16, 2017
The big guy actually functions as the balance of nature on Skull Island. If he dies, the place becomes a Jurassic Park-style resort attraction. So the world needs Kong.
March 16, 2017
The result lands somewhere between camp and slick action... For the most part, it feels like a joyride as the director pulls donuts in the parking lot before making it onto the highway of storytelling.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
March 16, 2017
Skull Island is packed with stunning, innovative effects work. But that effects work is also a form of consistently excellent acting, one that contrasts with the generally lackluster human characters Kong is surrounded by.
March 16, 2017
Kong: Skull Island wouldn't be what it is without Apocalypse Now.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.0/5
March 15, 2017
Kong: Skull Island is fleeting entertainment, but given its massive budget and the audience's predisposition to Kong, that's not a terribly impressive feat.
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