News for Dec. 12, 2005

'King Kong' Review: LA Times

12/12/05, 2:19 pm EST - Xoanon

Peter Jackson has a satisfyingly sure-handed update in 'King Kong.' There's a moment about 45 minutes into Peter Jackson's "King Kong," as the "motion-picture ship" the Venture approaches the fog-shrouded shores of Skull Island, when Jimmy (Jamie Bell), the youngest member of the crew, looks up from his copy of Conrad's "Heart of Darkness" with a troubled look and says, "It's not an adventure story, is it, Mr. Hayes?" To which the grave first-mate Hayes (Evan Parke) replies categorically, "No, Jimmy, it's not." [More]