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'Kong: Skull Island' Review: Return of the Great Ape Is a Rumble in the Jungle - RollingStone.com

The dialogue is clunky, the A-list actors are slumming and, yeah, you've seen it all before. But Kong: Skull Island is a creature feature that's damn near irresistible. Set in 1973, just when the U.S. pulled out of Vietnam, this loony epic boasts a ...and more »

Heads up to kaiju fans: You must watch (five minutes of) Kong: Skull Island - Ars Technica

Let's start with the good stuff, and by that, I mean the final, thrilling action sequence in the new movie Kong: Skull Island. The titular ape has been discovered on a remote South Pacific island, and humans have spent about 100 minutes arguing over ...and more »

Samuel L. Jackson on how he plays a badass in 'Kong: Skull Island' - The Grio

If anyone can take on King Kong and live to tell the tale, it's Samuel L. Jackson. Jackson plays Lieutenant Colonel Preston Packard, a no-holds barred helicopter squadron leader who makes it his mission to defeat Kong on Skull Island. “[The role] was ...and more »

'Kong: Skull Island' is a fun movie with an inspired setting - Christian Science Monitor

March 10, 2017 —I don't know that I could defend my enthusiasm for “Kong: Skull Island” in a court of law. My only defense is that I'm a sucker for movies about the big guy, even when they are overlong and lumbering, like Peter Jackson's 2005 redo ...and more »

Kong Skull Island review: Even Tom Hiddleston can't save this monkey-brained mess - Hindustan Times

Kong: Skull Island Director - Jordan Vogt-Roberts Cast - Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson, Samuel L Jackson, John Goodman, Toby Kebbell, Thomas Mann, Shea Whigham, John C Reilly Rating - 2.5/5. In 2012, director Jordan Vogt-Roberts trudged up into the ...and more »

Kong: Skull Island Movie Review - Tom Hiddleston's Film Revives King Kong With 70s-Era Style - NDTV

Kong: Skull Island Movie Review: It is a big, noisy B-movie infused with moments of wit and sprightly visual sophistication. Ann Hornaday | March 10, 2017 13:26 IST. 3. Rating: 5 Shares. COMMENTS. Twitter Facebooks Google Plus Linkedin Reddit. Kong: ...and more »

Kong: Skull Island Is a Likable Near-Miss - The Atlantic

“Mark my words, there'll never be a more screwed-up time in Washington.” This is the opening line of Kong: Skull Island, and it comes across today as more knowing even than it presumably did when the scene was shot. The movie, directed by Jordan ...and more »

Who is Brie Larson? Oscar-winning actress and star of Kong: Skull Island – all you need to know - The Sun

SHE has already landed the top honour as an actress after walking away with the Best Actress Oscar in 2015. And Brie Larson's star continues to rise thanks to her role in blockbuster remake, Kong: Skull Island, and her upcoming part as Captain Marvel ...and more »

'Kong: Skull Island' reawakens the monster-movie genre with a mighty roar - Minneapolis Star Tribune

With seven full-on King Kong movies since his arrival on-screen in 1933 — not to mention countless media spinoffs — it's reasonable to question his return in “Kong: Skull Island.” Why make another movie about the big ape? Turns out, there are ...and more »

In The Forgettable 'Kong: Skull Island,' A Great Cast, Cast Aside - NPR

A noble beast gets shackled, ape-napped from his island home and dragged to America in: Minute 84 of 1933's landmark King Kong,; Minute 90 of 1976's Jeff Bridge/Charles Grodin/"and introducing Jessica Lange"-starring King Kong, and; Minute 135 of ...and more »