News for Dec. 11, 2005

'King Kong's' secret weapon

12/11/05, 11:26 am EST - Xoanon

Peter Jackson's grand remake of "King Kong," based on the 1933 RKO classic featuring a big lug, a big screamer and a pair of magical islands, Skull and Manhattan, contains a secret ingredient. The secret is not the plus-size gorilla, a digital achievement of a rare order. You wouldn't call Kong a secret. He is, after all, the title. The secret is not the dinosaurs or the oversize, man-eating bugs, scarifying as they are. [More]