U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Entertainment and Arts > Movies
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Reply Start New Thread
 
Old 03-08-2017, 05:43 PM
 
Location: CHICAGO
754 posts, read 838,201 times
Reputation: 1140

Advertisements

Not a huge Kong fan, but I love the jungle adventure stories. Congo has always been one of my favorites, though I know a lot of people hated it.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 03-11-2017, 09:22 AM
 
6,676 posts, read 9,434,855 times
Reputation: 7576
Just never interested in seeing animals hunted down like that. Man's bs in a nutshell. Didnt want to see that whale movie with Helmsworth either.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 03-11-2017, 12:29 PM
 
5,433 posts, read 4,603,723 times
Reputation: 11651
Quote:
Originally Posted by Giesela View Post
Just never interested in seeing animals hunted down like that. Man's bs in a nutshell. Didnt want to see that whale movie with Helmsworth either.
Kong...not a real animal. Never could be a real animal. You're wasting your bleeding heart.

The Helmsworth movie was based on real events and the whale attacked a ship. The whale was not an innocent bystander in the event.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 03-11-2017, 04:39 PM
 
8,818 posts, read 4,460,728 times
Reputation: 14461
Wasn't wowed by the earlier trailers but the recent ones looked pretty good.

I like unpretentious sci-fi monster type movies and the CGI looked very good in the trailers.

Definitely a must see this coming week, in 3D
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 03-12-2017, 02:11 PM
 
5,433 posts, read 4,603,723 times
Reputation: 11651
Quote:
Originally Posted by Giesela View Post
Just never interested in seeing animals hunted down like that. Man's bs in a nutshell. Didnt want to see that whale movie with Helmsworth either.
I've just seen the movie. They flipped the Kong story on its head. You have nothing to worry about.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 03-12-2017, 02:13 PM
 
8,818 posts, read 4,460,728 times
Reputation: 14461
Won the box office weekend, but some say it underperformed.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 03-12-2017, 02:46 PM
 
Location: Maine
12,173 posts, read 16,669,360 times
Reputation: 12825
Quote:
Originally Posted by charlygal View Post
Kong...not a real animal.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 03-13-2017, 08:58 AM
 
4,705 posts, read 12,686,242 times
Reputation: 4572
Took my 12 yr old Grandson and his 90 something Great grandmother ( who hasn't missed a Kong since the very first ) A good time was had by all.
Surprising that the Sunday afternoon theater was not even half full.
Besides the usual long begining set up that all Kong movies have,it was a fun ride all the way. No need to dissect it for you, just grab your popcorn and enjoy. Story clipped right along,no bathroom break time.
They did a great job at convincing me I was watching a Real "monster" and those eyes! He looked like he had a soul,lol. One quibble, he walked too upright.
Great Grandma was very teary at the ending credits, some heartfelt Memories for her.
Enjoy.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 03-13-2017, 09:35 AM
 
Location: Maine
12,173 posts, read 16,669,360 times
Reputation: 12825
It sounds like you have a spectacularly awesome grandma.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 03-14-2017, 01:17 PM
 
Location: Michigan
1,002 posts, read 519,030 times
Reputation: 2078
Just saw it a couple hours ago. I thought it was pretty good!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply

Quick Reply
Message:


Over $99,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Entertainment and Arts > Movies

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2017, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32 - Top