40 - King Kong

Released 06/03/2017

With Kong: Skull Island upon us, we take a look at the long history of King Kong films, starting with the 1933 original, but also the 1976 and 2005 remakes, Son of Kong, King Kong vs Godzilla, King Kong Lives and, even, some lost Japanese Kong movies.
As always, things are rounded off with pitches for what the next entry in the King Kong franchise should have been.

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Films covered in this episode:

King Kong (1933)
Allen: ✰ ✰ ✰ ½
Calvin: ✰ ✰ ✰ ½
Sol: ✰ ✰ ✰ ✰
Overall score: 74%

Son of Kong
Allen: n/s
Calvin: ✰ ✰
Sol: ✰ ✰
Overall score: 40%

King Kong vs. Godzilla
Allen: n/s
Calvin: ✰ ✰ ½
Sol: ✰ ✰ ½
Overall score: 50%

King Kong (1976)
Allen: ✰ ✰ ✰
Calvin: ✰ ✰ ½
Sol: ✰ ✰ ½
Overall score: 54%

King Kong (2005)
Allen: ✰ ✰ ✰ ½
Calvin: ✰ ✰ ✰
Sol: ✰ ✰ ✰ ✰
Overall score: 70%

We review Kong: Skull Island in:
"Review of the Year 2017: Part 1"