News for Dec. 10, 2005

So bad, they’re good: King Kong leads an all-star lineup of the monsters we love

12/10/05, 3:49 pm EST - Xoanon

Ralph Waldo Emerson once wrote, “To be great is to be misunderstood.” Emerson probably never had a gigantic ape in mind when he wrote those words, but King Kong is back. The American moviegoing public is almost as excited as director Peter Jackson is to welcome the big lug to the big screen on Wednesday. “King Kong” remains a classic love story - the ultimate tale of beauty meets beast, beast falls in love with beauty, saves her from dinosaurs, takes her captive, moves to New York City, cannot find enough living space, fights off biplanes and meets untimely end. [More]