News for Nov. 06, 2005

FEATURE: Look out! The King is back - King Kong that is

11/06/05, 8:19 pm EST - Xoanon

(Kyodo) _ They say you never forget your first love. For Academy Award-winning movie director Peter Jackson this is certainly true. He remembers the first time he felt that rush of emotion as if it were yesterday -- staring into the eyes of a giant gorilla while watching the 1933 movie King Kong in his lounge room as a young boy. "It had such an effect on me, such a profound effect...The escapism, the adventure, the romance of the film, the emotion of the film...It was the most perfect piece of escapist entertainment I could ever imagine and it made me fall in love with films and with film-making," he says enthusiastically. [More]