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Old 12-06-2012, 08:22 AM
C K Dexter Haven C K Dexter Haven is offline
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I agree that it's an amazing film, and should be on everyone "best 100 films of all times" list. Yes, the special effects have been surpassed, but that's sort of like saying that Shakespeare is boring because he writes so many cliches. KING KONG was the inspiration for Ray Harryhausen and other special effects artists, to push the envelope to get us to where we are today. I thought that Peter Jackson's remake was less engrossing than the original, even though the spesh-fx were obviously better, the humanity was less (IMHO.)