The KING KONG Retrospective: The Fall & Rise of Film's Founding Monster



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A deep dive into the 90 year film history of King Kong, looking at his origins with Merian C Cooper, His kaiju detour to Japan, his 70s revival, Peter Jackson's massive remake, his time in the Monsterverse including Godzilla x Kong, and much more!

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