News for Dec. 11, 2005

King of emotion

12/11/05, 11:29 am EST - Xoanon

He's huge, hairy and a king among monsters. But make no mistake, the gorilla in Peter Jackson's "King Kong" is not your grandfather's giant ape. The 1933 "King Kong" and Jackson's brand-new version have much in common, of course. Both monsters hail from a mysterious, fog-enshrouded island, both wind up at the top of the Empire State Building after a brief flirtation with show business, and they both have a fixation with a glamorous actress named Ann Darrow, who travels quite neatly in their gargantuan mitts. [More]