King Kong (Cult Fiction)
The Good, the Bad and the Very Weird
USA 1976 | John Guillermin | vo | 134’ | 35mm | Cast : Avec : Jessica Lange, Jeff Bridges, Charles Grodin
A petroleum exploration expedition comes to an isolated island and encounters a colossal giant gorilla.
« The special effects are marvelous, the good-humored script is comic-bookish without being excessively campy, and there are two excellent performances. » (TIME Magazine)
« Colossal, silly, touching. » (The New Yorker)
« I’m still deeply fond of De Laurentiis’ King Kong, no doubt in part because we’ll never see its likes again. Whatever the failings of its ape effects, they have a tangible quality that even Jackson’s great CGI work couldn’t fake. » (The A.V. Club)