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I thought this movie was beyond silly... and I'm sorry, but I don't see the 'emasculated black man' thing. I understand the concept but I'm not sure I buy into it. We have to deal with far more overt manifestations of racism than those found in a movie. It's just a movie, folks.... Be that as it may, on with my review:

The actors were fine -- I'm a fan of both Naomi Watts and Jack Black. But the film was wayyy over the top. The scene with the giant insects was totally unnecessary; the scenes where King Kong is fighting T-rexes and raptors with one hand while he's got Naomi Watts in the other was totally stupid (in reality, she'd have been snapped like a twig with all that jerking around); the scene near the end where Naomi Watts comes strolling down the street in a diaphanous, sleeveless, low-cut white dress in the dead of winter...

I could go on but it's late and I'm tired...

To make matters worse, the original film was shown on Turner Classic the same night I was this stupid remake. It doesn't compare.
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