Tag: King Kong

King Kong vs. Godzilla
「キングコング対ゴジラ」 (1986 Laserdisc)

Man, has it been a long time since I last fired up my laserdisc player. It’s a gorgeous old Pioneer unit (a CLD-V2800 for anyone curious) with a remote control roughly the size and shape of a brick, and still runs like a champ. As someone who’s become […]

Blu Notes: King Kong vs. Godzilla (1963) & King Kong Escapes (1968)

Blu Notes: King Kong vs. Godzilla (1963) & King Kong Escapes (1968)

Note: This article is concerned with the Blu-ray editions of King Kong vs. Godzilla and King Kong Escapes as opposed to the films themselves. While no coverage of the films currently exists at ExB, old articles about each can be had at Wtf-Film. You’ll find them here […]

Yeti: The Low-Rent Giant of the 20th Century

From Shaw Brothers’ delirious great-ape-sploitation vehicle The Mighty Peking Man to Paul Leder’s dismal camp anti-classic A*P*E, a lot of imitators cropped up in the wake of Dino De Laurentiis’ mega-budget 1976 re-production of King Kong – a film so over-publicized that the Universe was likely aware […]