Kong: Skull Island

Kong: Skull Island ★½

I’ve somehow seen this three times now and sorry but just front to back this doesn’t work for me. Attempting to do what’s essentially an expensive, modern update of old school B-Movie schlock is fun on paper but all this amounts to is a nonstop barrage of pre-vis’d to hell empty over-lit action and Vogt-Roberts simply doesn’t have the skill to present any of this with grandeur, that indie-to-blockbuster pipeline going well! Dude clearly had loads of ideas going into this but isn’t able to assemble them into anything even remotely resembling a coherent piece. Few really funny visual gags here but I always just feel totally empty by this! I can’t wait to watch Godzilla beat this piece of shits ass tomorrow!

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