Last time, we talked a bit about an unmade British remake of King Kong. But Hammer Studios wasn’t the only major film company of the 1970s attempting to remake RKO’s classic. I thought I’d take a moment to shed some light on the cancelled (and fairly obscure) Kong film that competed with the ’76 remakeContinue reading “Universal’s promising unmade Kong: The Legend of King Kong (1975)”
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Kongtoberfest is upon us!
Ladies and gentlemen, I have an announcement to make: 2020 blows. This is an indisputable fact. The year 2020 has been a disaster. Several, in fact. And there’s still plenty of 2020 left. I’m not telling you something you don’t already know. Something you also probably know is that when the chips are down, alcoholContinue reading “Kongtoberfest is upon us!”
Frosting the Cake of Krull (1983) — And the Harryhausen-Inspired Ingredients to Do It
As I write this we near the end of January, but since it is my first diatribe of 2020 (& thus the new decade), I’d like to wish all my readers a Happy New Year! And, a quick disclaimer before we dive in: all four of the films in discussion here today are fine littleContinue reading “Frosting the Cake of Krull (1983) — And the Harryhausen-Inspired Ingredients to Do It”