King Kong

King Kong ★★★★½

I've seen this film many a time while growing up, I had a TV recording of it on a VHS somewhere.
I think however that it's safe to say I had not seen it in at least 15 years, and boy, did I forget (or it never clocked) how brutal and non stop this film actually is.
Sure it takes a little bit of time to get going, but once Fay Wray's Ann Darrow is being sacrificed to Kong, the film doesn't stop, and goed from brutal set-piece to brutal set piece.
It's a film that in many ways has not aged, in spite of having dated VFX, which I wish to believe everyone could look past.

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