News for Dec. 11, 2005

N.Y. king in Kong match

12/11/05, 11:27 am EST - Xoanon

King Kong may look ferocious on the big screen, but experts say a gorilla that size wouldn't make a monkey out of New York City. In Universal Pictures' "King Kong" - opening Wednesday - the title beast trashes 1930s Manhattan just as it did in Merian C. Cooper's 1933 original. But after 70 years of advances in military technology, the primate likely wouldn't make it past the first few floors of the Empire State Building. [More]