Tag: King Kong

The Bigger They Come Part 11 (King Kong Escapes, 1967)

King Kong Escapes features King Kong fighting a robot version of himself created by an evil organization bent on taking over the world.  The leaders of this plot are Madame Piranha (Japanese Version)/Madame X (the American version) and a guy named Dr. Who.  While… Continue Reading “The Bigger They Come Part 11 (King Kong Escapes, 1967)”

The Bigger They Come Part 10 (King Kong Lives, 1986)

A direct sequel to 1976’s remake of King King, we discover that that Kong did not die from being shot up and falling from a tall building.  He merely went comatose. Linda Hamilton plays a surgeon who was part of a team seeking to… Continue Reading “The Bigger They Come Part 10 (King Kong Lives, 1986)”

The Bigger They Come Part 9 (King Kong, 1976)

In 1976, we saw the first King Kong Remake.  Producer Dino De Laurentiis had this made amid legal hassles over who actually owned the rights to King Kong.  The setting is moved to the 1970’s and it is a new batch of characters.  Fred… Continue Reading “The Bigger They Come Part 9 (King Kong, 1976)”

The Bigger They Come Part 6 (Son of Kong, 1933)

King Kong was quickly followed up by Son of Kong. Song of Kong finds Carl Denham trying to avoid the public after the King Kong debacle.  He ends up returning to Skull Island.  He and a few companions get stranded there.  They discover a… Continue Reading “The Bigger They Come Part 6 (Son of Kong, 1933)”

The Bigger They Come Part 5 (King Kong, 1933)

In 1933, Merian C. Cooper began making giant ape movies.  King Kong still stands as the most memorable.  Carl Denham is committed to make an epic film on the newly discovered Skull Island.  Bring his cast and crew, they discover horror as Ann Darrow… Continue Reading “The Bigger They Come Part 5 (King Kong, 1933)”

The Bigger They Come Part 3 (King Kong, 2005)

Following the smashing success of the Lord of the Rings films, Jackson had the cred to get a pet project off the ground.  A remake of 1933’s classic King Kong.  He wanted to make an epic, and it is far from the cheesey camp… Continue Reading “The Bigger They Come Part 3 (King Kong, 2005)”

The Bigger They Come

So, starting with the Kong Skull Island review, I am going to be looking back at other Giant Monster films.  There may be some breaks as I catch up on some older films. But I am going to see how comprehensive a set of… Continue Reading “The Bigger They Come”

The Bigger They Come (Kong: Skull Island, 2017)

King Kong and variations on the Giant Ape concept are older than even Godzilla.  Kong: Skull Island has opted to not re-tell the story of King Kong.  Instead, this is a new story.  Not new in the sense of it completely new territory.  You… Continue Reading “The Bigger They Come (Kong: Skull Island, 2017)”