Kong: Skull Island

By | Begun 03/10/2017
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Kong: Skull Island
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3 Stars (Time Well Spent)Why I Saw It: Press screening, and the trailer in IMAX was utterly dazzling.
What I Thought: It’s devoid of character development, but brings some decent action and a nice dose of compassion for Kong (finally!!). Do see this on the biggest screen you can possibly arrange.

Kong: Skull Island. Dir. Jordan Vogt-Roberts. Perf. Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson, John C. Reilly, John Goodman, Corey Hawkins, John Ortiz, Tian Jing, Toby Kebbell, Shea Whigham. Warner Bros., 2017.

A team of scientists under military escort attempt to explore a theretofore inaccessible Pacific island, and receive a [justifiably] unfriendly welcome from the locals.

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