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KING KONG smashes through Russia! Sweet poster art here! Plus James Newton Howard on the new diary!!!

Ahoy, squirts! Quint here with some absolutely gorgeous foreign posters for KING KONG. Why is it that 99 times out of a 100 US posters look lame compared to foreign (be they UK quads, Italian, Polish, German and, in this case, Russian)? Oh well, at least we got that sweet Kong Holding Ann Empire cover as a banner and the great UK quad art as giant theater standees.

This movie can not get here fast enough. I especially love the second poster below. Fans of KING KONG know what just happened before and what is about to happen after that still shot. I'm finding that of the stills released, the ones I love the most aren't action Kong, but the ones that really show his character, his soul. That's what I love about that new trailer so much. In that trailer he ceased to be a big CGI gorilla and became KING KONG. You can see a soul in that creature and if that was missing then Peter Jackson's movie would be in a major nose dive with no chance of the engines kicking back in.

Thanks to the folks at for sharing these beauties! eBay here I come!!! When you're through checking out the below images, CLICK HERE TO GO SEE JAMES NEWTON HOWARD score the film and hear some of his score!!

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  • Nov. 11, 2005, 8:10 p.m. CST


    by durmer killik

  • Nov. 11, 2005, 8:11 p.m. CST

    Naomi Watts has a big hairy sweaty beefy...

    by The True Priapic


  • Nov. 11, 2005, 8:11 p.m. CST

    Looks hilarious.

    by indiephantom

  • Nov. 11, 2005, 8:12 p.m. CST

    Still have no interest in this

    by durmer killik

  • Nov. 11, 2005, 8:12 p.m. CST

    Those are sweet

    by odysseus

    I actually like the first one -- the second one's a little awkwardly composed. What is the American poster, anyway? The face shot?

  • Nov. 11, 2005, 8:18 p.m. CST

    I bet you anything...ANYTHING...that this will be the worst of t

    by indiephantom

    The 1933 version is classic in every way and lots of fun. The 1976 version is great nostalgia camp and has a hottie Jessica Lange. This one has CG Kong...I rest my case. What's exciting about this? Why is Harry pimping it like his newborn troll?

  • Nov. 11, 2005, 8:26 p.m. CST

    cgi argument is silly

    by double_A_Ron

    Someone who likes the original with stop motion puppet and fingerprints thinks the new one can't be good... because it uses cg? I don't get it.

  • Nov. 11, 2005, 8:33 p.m. CST


    by Det. John Kimble

    QUINT are you high? These posters are terrible. I thought you were going to have some kick-ass Polish graphic design style stuff to share. These are shit. Especially #2.

  • Nov. 11, 2005, 8:34 p.m. CST


    by ABVH

    mozete da se nadate ali film ce biti sranje

  • Nov. 11, 2005, 8:35 p.m. CST

    Plus, Jackson's Kong is not really a "US King Kong" film.

    by odysseus

    I don't care where the financing comes from -- creatively, it's an international effort.

  • Nov. 11, 2005, 8:40 p.m. CST

    king kong is agile

    by whatyoufear

    but not as flexible as batman.

  • Nov. 11, 2005, 8:47 p.m. CST

    double_A_Ron you missed my point...

    by indiephantom

    which was that the only thing going for this KONG is the effects, and I don't know about you, but I'm pretty bored with films being remade just to show off effects. Gee whiz.

  • Nov. 11, 2005, 8:50 p.m. CST

    I was merely distinguishing between this KONG and foreign langua

    by indiephantom

    creatively, I really wouldn't call it international. Jackson=Hollywood. I don't give a shit where he came from.

  • Nov. 11, 2005, 8:58 p.m. CST

    and its funded by hollywood

    by Innocentcivilian

    paid for by hollywood, it is hollywood

  • Nov. 11, 2005, 8:59 p.m. CST

    I can't make out the words at all.

    by Vim Fuego

    It's as if those Russians have got a language all of their own....

  • Nov. 11, 2005, 8:59 p.m. CST


    by puter1803

    i very much doubt this movie is all about the spectacle of the cg. if you havent experienced any emotion in the trailers, especially the last one with the shot of naomi crying and then the one of her yelling "no".. well my friend, you have no heart and you probably wont enjoy the movie.

  • Nov. 11, 2005, 9:03 p.m. CST

    How Much...

    by BCfreeB

    Kong coverage is this site planning to do? It seems that every image, idea for an image, talk about an image or soundis put up here while a lot of big news stories come late or not at all...slightly annoying. next we'll get a special sneak peak of the sound effects for Jack Black's snoring aboard the Venture.

  • Nov. 11, 2005, 9:05 p.m. CST

    Puter, I must have a heart dude...

    by indiephantom

    because your post had me laughing so hard that a tear actually formed in my eye. Let me guess, you cried at "Revenge of the Sith" when Vader was yelling "no". Enjoy KONG to the full, I know you will.

  • Nov. 11, 2005, 9:06 p.m. CST


    by indiephantom

  • Nov. 11, 2005, 9:08 p.m. CST

    oops...try that again...BCfreeB

    by indiephantom

    this site is whoring KONG to the max. I think Harry is responsible, personally. I mean if there ever were a character he could identify with...well, expect for being strong and able to scale buildings. Metaphorically, I mean.

  • Nov. 11, 2005, 9:16 p.m. CST

    why do people seem to have so little confidence in Peter Jackson

    by freak2thec0re

    right after he made the Lord of the Rings trilogy? I mean, what exactly does he have to do to get you to have the tiniest bit of confidence that he might be able to make his next film good. LOTR could have just as easily been a cgi spectacle, and I think he handled it pretty well. If this movie indeed sucks, then go ahead and post serious doubts on whether his next film will be good, but cmon, I'd think he should have earned a little confidence with his last effort

  • Nov. 11, 2005, 9:24 p.m. CST

    "In Soviet Union graphic posters design you!"

    by Big Bad Clone

    Sort of weak, but it gest the point across. Hot blond, giant ape? Easily the best movie of this or any year.

  • Nov. 11, 2005, 9:32 p.m. CST

    This is going to be a great film.

    by TheButcher

    I bet Jurassic Park 4 gets the greenlight the week after KK debuts.

  • Nov. 11, 2005, 9:52 p.m. CST

    Naomi has a thing for fucking apes.She went out with an Aussie a

    by The True Priapic

    I mean,Dark Horizons had pictures of Kong just about to fall from the Empire State building and taking his final look at Naomi.Why fucking release this stuff?So Kong dies with a hard-on?Lets be honest,King Kong isn't remotely realistic..I way would Kong love Ann without trying to shove his newly found love barbie into his groin suffocating her in his balls.One hell of a wank though.Kong sex,huh.Man,that fucking monkey would be humping trees or dead T-rex(sorry V-rex) carcasses and jacking off all fucking day.What did he do with all the other sacrificial chicks he was given,huh?Used them as wank toys I tell ya.Filthy fucking ape.And why isn't he wearing his G-Unit basesball cap?Was it because Alan Davies pointed out that it looked like it said 'cunt'?Not to go off topic but theres a New Zealand guy who frequents my bar and he's yet another Kiwi who Ive met who is a)boring,b)weird,c)vowel fucked,d)looks like a child molester and e)boring to the point of wanting to kill him.I may add he's creepy as hell.Anyone else hate Kiwis?

  • Nov. 11, 2005, 10:10 p.m. CST

    First one definately!!

    by TheGinger Twit

  • Nov. 11, 2005, 10:12 p.m. CST

    Why American Posters aren't as good as Foreign posters

    by TheGinger Twit

    Because Foreigners know what audiances want from Hollywood style mega budget films. americans have forgotten the art, but still believe in the idea that Hollywood will deliver.

  • Nov. 11, 2005, 10:18 p.m. CST

    Wow. Those posters look good.

    by Thirteen 13

    This movie is certainly going to clean up at the box office. Smart money says it even beats Revenge of the Sith in box office numbers. Plus people will walk out actually feeling entertained rather than pissed off bcause of all the plotholes.

  • Nov. 11, 2005, 10:21 p.m. CST

    King Kong is completely cgi? Why? Why didn

    by Monkeybrains

    It always amazes me that so many people who hate movies post on this site.

  • Nov. 11, 2005, 10:21 p.m. CST

    If Kong starts 'fiddling' with Naomi, like he did Jessic

    by TheGinger Twit

    And I will be right back here screaming that it was the FIRST thing they could have cut out of this OVERLONG 'epic'. But still interested to see what happens.... Only because I seriously can't work out the 3 hour duration push.

  • Nov. 11, 2005, 10:29 p.m. CST

    Phew, if nothing else JNH video of the score has excited me

    by TheGinger Twit

    To bad Jackson and his footage can't!

  • Nov. 11, 2005, 10:52 p.m. CST

    Too much hype can ruin a movie

    by ScreamingPenis

    but i'm sure that won't happen with this. tehe.

  • Nov. 11, 2005, 11:10 p.m. CST

    Naomi Campbell looks much better on her knees.

    by 3 Bag Enema

    Then again, don't you all? Mwahhhahahahahhahhahahah.

  • Nov. 11, 2005, 11:16 p.m. CST

    I hope this movie does well but this doesn't have the pre-mo

    by Retrace

    Looks like its going to rock....can't wait to see a clip of the transport to NY scene.

  • Nov. 11, 2005, 11:47 p.m. CST

    Thanks, Quint!!! AWESOME posters!!!

    by Jonny_Dr_Thunder

    I love this kinda stuff, it's so cool to get on the site and find cool shit JUST LIKE THIS. Those two posters are absolutely GORGEOUS, great works of design. Keep 'em coming and thanks again for posting those!!! Damn you, Europe and your badass poster formats!!!

  • Nov. 11, 2005, 11:52 p.m. CST


    by Jonny_Dr_Thunder

    Hey man, awesome name! Since you slammed these posters so hard, does this mean you're a photoshop graphic designer? I'd love to see some of your work or something if you think THESE suck!!! I've used Photoshop pretty much every day of my life for about 7 years, and that looks to me like some REALLY great work!!! If that looks like "the worst photoshop job ever" to you, point me in the direction of some GOOD work!!! I'd love to see it!!! Do you have an online portfolio somewhere?

  • Nov. 11, 2005, 11:55 p.m. CST

    I really look forward to this. I'll be there on opening wee

    by JDanielP

    It's about time we got some cgi with a little soul... and this looks to be it.

  • Nov. 11, 2005, 11:55 p.m. CST

    The reason why 'it is that 99 times out of a 100 US posters

    by MrNelson

    Because Americans aren't used to ART. Whoooaahahahaha! Me picks up a book on Michelangelo. Lol!

  • Nov. 11, 2005, 11:58 p.m. CST


    by Captain Katanga

    "the only thing going for this KONG is the effects"... er right. Were the lord of the rings films just showcases for effects? why would you say that? Clearly with those films Jackson managed to generate a lot of emotion and drama, and bring something worthwhile to a well known why do you think this film will have none of that? Are you just relentlesly negative about everything? Surely, given the quality of Return of the king, theres a CHANCE that this film might be worth watching? People like you depress me. And if you do reply, try to do it without using your best playground put-downs like you did with the poster above...

  • Nov. 12, 2005, 12:07 a.m. CST

    James Newton Howard the greatest of all composers whoever compos

    by watashiwadare


  • Nov. 12, 2005, 12:34 a.m. CST


    by indiephantom

    Certainly, you may be right about there being a chance it's all right. I'll probably cave in and download it for shits and giggles...but I happen to remember movies like "Jurrasic Park"...that film had a well-known cast and respected director and still it was only concerned with wowing us with the effects. The idea that this film is going to stand on its own and contain 'emotion' and 'drama' is funny to me. But then again, I felt the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy was pretty to look at, but pretty much empty on every other level (certainly Ian McKellen brought emotion and prestige to Gandalf). I'm not saying this will be the worst film of the year, but I'm pretty damn sure it will be the worst KONG. Has there every been a film at this site that was hyped TO THE MAX for months that didn't end up being abso-crap? That's my point. If raging fanboys can drone on endlessly about how fucking amazing this film is going to be, I can represent balance by denouncing it and its shameless corporate existence. Since you don't want me to insult you, then I'll just call Harry an assbag again for emerging from his kiddie-porn infested dungeon to trump Jackson's masturbatory swill.

  • Nov. 12, 2005, 1:24 a.m. CST

    You know, if that first one had some dude, close up in the foreg

    by TheGinger Twit

    But who the fuck am I

  • Nov. 12, 2005, 1:33 a.m. CST

    Make him aiming a gun at Kong, too - while your at it. ta :)

    by TheGinger Twit

  • Nov. 12, 2005, 2:14 a.m. CST

    11 11 11 11

    by MasterWhedon

    It's happening... thought it is slightly delayed...

  • Nov. 12, 2005, 2:25 a.m. CST

    11 11 11 11

    by TonyWilson


  • Nov. 12, 2005, 2:32 a.m. CST

    Production Diary

    by ghj

    Sort of weird that they didn't mention they had switched composers. I know we all know what happened, but if someone is following the PDs in the future (it could happen), won't they think, "Hey, what happened to that nerdy-looking ex-SNL composer? And weren't they composing with the New Zealand Orchestra?"

  • Nov. 12, 2005, 2:41 a.m. CST

    What in McCarthy's name is Knhl Hohl?!

    by seppukudkurosawa

    If the title was "Untitled Monkey Movie" then sure, you'd have a right to change it, but King Kong's a damn name ya stupid commie swine, you don't need to translate it. Goddamn. The next time some random movie about "obeying the supreme will of the people" crosses over from your shores, we're gonna have to rename it: "The Divine Republic". Fucking reds, what did you expect anyway. I hope you all freeze to death. Naw, just ribbing ya, you crazy commies.

  • Nov. 12, 2005, 3:06 a.m. CST

    I thought it was less of a translation and more of a DIFFERENT W

    by TheGinger Twit

    JNH don't give no fuck about no half baked New Zealand Orchestra. The Man works of the latest technology to get the score perfect. You don't get that shit in some where house in back water Mountains and Ice sheets. Besides, the Man is possible working on 2 other films at the same time. In fact, I'd make a bet he was called off them to write this. The Score will be Tremendous! It'll be better than the film, let me tell you!

  • Nov. 12, 2005, 3:08 a.m. CST

    Ah, so the Kabuki Syndrome infected amongst us has finally come

    by seppukudkurosawa

    And why am I not surprised that it turned out to be the Ginger Twat...?

  • Nov. 12, 2005, 3:31 a.m. CST

    Yet another stupid remake!

    by I wonder

    We know how the blasted movie is going to end! The gorilla dies! This story has been told twice now. It's difficult to get excited over another King Kong movie.

  • Nov. 12, 2005, 3:32 a.m. CST

    I took your advice

    by TheGinger Twit

    Those bukake shindigs have a horendous funk. I'm serious man. Seppu if when I asked for a sword someone put their cock in my hand. Ew!

  • Nov. 12, 2005, 3:33 a.m. CST

    They wear out the mental copacity for writing too

    by TheGinger Twit

    But you saw that. You get the idea. Translation?? Dipshit.

  • Nov. 12, 2005, 3:34 a.m. CST

    11 12 11 11

    by MasterWhedon

    I'm sure that'll be it!! HOLD THE WALLL!!

  • Will the score be up to the standards of the rest of the movie I wonder. I love some of JNH's work, but King Kong needs an absolutely classic score, with very recognizable themes, and I don't know if that can be delivered in such a small time. Then again, he did it with Waterworld, where the score was easily the best thing about the movie. I just hope they're using the classic Steiner score as an inspiration. Iconic imagery should be accompanied by iconic music. Let's hope JNH can deliver.

  • Nov. 12, 2005, 3:42 a.m. CST

    I love the way the russian language looks in print

    by jrbarker

    it has such a graphical quality

  • Nov. 12, 2005, 3:47 a.m. CST

    The King Kong game SUCKS. Half Life 2 is WAY better than King Ko

    by Rcamacho2278

    Half Life 2 should be the movie. not King Kong. !!!!

  • Nov. 12, 2005, 3:55 a.m. CST

    So they dumped every note of Howard Shore's score?

    by jrbarker

    I would be shitting my pants if I was James Newton Howard. Thats just crazy to try to write a good score in 5 weeks.

  • Nov. 12, 2005, 4:23 a.m. CST

    R.E: Ginger Twat

    by seppukudkurosawa

    I'm sorry the draining of your precious bodily fluids stunted your prose, it happens sometimes. We've all seen that Woody Allen movie with the quote from Balzac, said after the neurotic one gets down with a lady, "There goes another novel", though I doubt so many of us have actually read the book. As far as the translation comment goes, it was a fucking joke bruv. I used to live in Georgia so you don't think I'd pick up on the fact that they use a different script? I mean, people realised that your spiel on World War I being a planned conspiracy by the Illuminati was just you funnin' them, without having to call you a dipshit. Actually wait, you were serious about that!

  • Nov. 12, 2005, 4:28 a.m. CST

    And I meant the word that I used Kabuki, not bukkake

    by seppukudkurosawa

    it's sort of a Down's syndrome for beginners.

  • Nov. 12, 2005, 4:28 a.m. CST

    Why is everybody favouring the 1933 King Kong? That was just a c

    by Windowlicker74

    This one will be an emotional rollercoaster ride

  • Nov. 12, 2005, 5:05 a.m. CST

    "Pitier Dzekson, Naomi Uotts, Dzek Blek, Edrien Broudi"...

    by SalvatoreGravano

    Oh, those cyrillics transcriptions.

  • Nov. 12, 2005, 5:32 a.m. CST

    mmmmm.... kong.

    by AwesomeBillFunk

    so good, so very very good. so kong good.

  • Nov. 12, 2005, 6:35 a.m. CST

    He had two choices...

    by BannedOnTheRun

    Rampaging through New York was just one of them.

  • Nov. 12, 2005, 7:55 a.m. CST

    not just kong please

    by steandric

    we must remember this film is a story of "the beauty and the beast" (as was the 1933 classic) ie. it is about the beauty ann darrow played by naomi watts and the beast kong (cgi movements by andy serkis). cgi-kong should not be more (or worse solely) the focal point of this film than its real star/character naomi watts/ann darrow in any discussion on and publicity for this film.

  • Nov. 12, 2005, 8:13 a.m. CST

    I kinda like em

    by Novaman5000

    The full KONG face shot of the US poster left me a little cold. I kind of like the shots of the two of them interacting... I think the one I like the most is the one where he's holding her in his hand. I just think it gives him more personality than him just snarling into the camera.

  • Nov. 12, 2005, 8:34 a.m. CST

    Tasko! Tasko!

    by BlueMax

    Learn from your mistakes! Do not fall victim to the hype and slick poster images. If you line up with the rest of the chumps and pay to see this movie what will you get? Super slick CGI visuals (big deal - gimme old school FX anyday) a lame script that only hints at what a great adventure the original is and some new irritating characters. In other words, a major let-down. Just buy the Kong toys and have your own adventures.

  • Nov. 12, 2005, 9:15 a.m. CST

    The toys look kind of goofy

    by Citizen Arcane

    All the Kong figures have swinging arms and kung fu grip and stuff so they all have these distracting joints and obvious buttons on them. And they're all based on the original design from the teaser so he has that snaggle tooth.

  • Nov. 12, 2005, 9:47 a.m. CST

    Pazuzu, is that you?

    by TheGinger Twit

    Why is it seppukudkurosawa can make me laugh but you sure as hell can't? As far as an issue of a joke about being lost in translation..... well it's just bloody ironic I think.

  • Nov. 12, 2005, 11:03 a.m. CST


    by puter1803

    actually, i thought sith wasnt all that great, and definately didnt hold up upon repeat viewings. if you wanna talk about a movie thats all about the effects and cg, talk about star wars. so no, i didnt cry in sith, but i probably will in kong, im mature enough to be at ease with where i am in life and know that its ok to be taken up by a movie, go on its emotional rollercoaster ride, and enjoy every second of it, thats what movies are for right? and if you dont like aicn's constant coverage of kong, why dont you do something worthwhile with ur time like boycott the site instead of continuing to come back and post? i mean its because people like u keep coming back that this site is still running in all its kong propaganda glory. so if u dont like it.. dont come here! wow. what a concept.

  • Nov. 12, 2005, 11:20 a.m. CST

    Fuck off Det. John Kimble.

    by Samuel Steamer

    I hate people who claim to be photoshop pro's and trash every poster that surfaces. Fuck off. You loser. You take the fun out of looking forward to a movie. Your just a joy killing asshead. I feel a little bad for saying that since you were great in Kindergarten Cop. Also you're not the only one who does it.

  • Nov. 12, 2005, 12:43 p.m. CST

    KONG IN 3-D??? What the ****??

    by L.H.Puttgrass And Chicken Little too? . . ...whatever...

  • Nov. 12, 2005, 12:52 p.m. CST

    Okay, I'll bite.

    by L.H.Puttgrass

    What's the deal with the 11's? Example:(11 11 11 11) Oh, I know what it is! It's the settings on Nigel Tufnel's amp! Nevermind.

  • Nov. 12, 2005, 12:58 p.m. CST


    by indiephantom

    I happen to like coming to this site. Your post makes no sense...I'm sure the site doesn't keep its KONG coverage going strong because of me. Why should I have to leave just because I care enough to point out the fact that THERE IS NOTHING EXCITING ABOUT THIS FILM. This is Talkback. It's not all about agreeing.

  • Nov. 12, 2005, 7:55 p.m. CST

    Where is moose and squirrel?

    by Christopher3

    Big monkey look good.

  • Nov. 12, 2005, 9:34 p.m. CST

    McFarlane did Kong

    by Citizen Arcane

    It looks a lot better than the design for the film. He's more monstrous and less like a simple gorilla.

  • Nov. 12, 2005, 9:38 p.m. CST

    Kong is King

    by Jimmy 345

    This poster rocks as all the posters have. Kong just looks so realistic. Everything about this movie looks like its going to be the perfect remake.

  • Nov. 12, 2005, 10:34 p.m. CST

    Those aren't good

    by AlwaysThere

    But then again, what can you really expect from a poster.

  • Nov. 12, 2005, 11:09 p.m. CST

    Love it how everyone is reaaally workong their asses off to make

    by workshed

    ...the great shoots of the past that were on a deadline... 'Wiz of Oz', 'Gone With Wind', 'Casablanca'. Methinks we'll soon be forgetting those pointy-eared dwarves after Christmas. Come on, Peter - and I know I speak for all of us that have followed you since the beginning of Bad Taste's arrival on vhs in the UK - YOU CAN DO IT..! The prize looks to be almost within reach so to hear about heads being bitten off in the movie just made my day. I think he should contact 'The Boys' again for 'his' next movie though (the one after Fran's arty choice).

  • Nov. 13, 2005, 12:27 a.m. CST

    Hey Harry

    by Knightsong

    Does onyone else agree that Harry should just go ahead and post his review for Kong without even seeing the film? There's is absolutely 0% chance that he's not gonna like it. He loves Peter Jackson to death and, hell, the wall paper on his site is from the 30's King Kong. So I think Harry should just go ahead and post his review for Jackson's King Kong without even seeing it. It's gonna be a love letter anyway, regardless if the film smells worse than Kong's butthole. So I say, rather than make us wait you should go ahead and just lay it on us. That's my two cents anyway.

  • Nov. 13, 2005, 2:37 a.m. CST

    Hey everyone, look at me!

    by Lefty Lefterson

    Oh my god, I am soooooooo rad because I say this movie is going to suck while everyone else is enthusiastic about it. My coolness is like, totally overwhelming, you don't even know. Because like, this movie is going to suck and stuff. Oh man, the LotRs movies were like, TOTAL BOMBS, man. I am cool! All you yahoos WISH you could be like, as cool as I am!

  • Nov. 13, 2005, 3:40 a.m. CST

    Hey everyone, look at Lefty and Ringbearer

    by TheGinger Twit

    Oh my god, that was so funny. Both these men made me laugh. They both know who are cool and uncool, and it's vise versa with each of them. LotR was a total bomb. but it made shitloads of money.

  • Nov. 13, 2005, 3:44 a.m. CST

    Two Questions

    by TheGinger Twit

    What is that 11 11 11 11 shit all about. is it a score system because I saw it once change to 11 12 11 11. ? . And WHAT THE HELL is that 'make out with King kong' stuff on the middle, top right hand corner of this page? seriously? Is this a porn link? I'm a fraid of what I might see.

  • Nov. 13, 2005, 5:42 a.m. CST

    The ONLY thing I'm not worried about with this project is th

    by Lord_Soth

    JNH seriously rules.

  • Nov. 13, 2005, 8:46 a.m. CST

    Which movie had Harry crying in the shitter?

    by Citizen Arcane

    I forgot which movie it was but he admitted he had to go to the theater restroom and cry afterwards. If I come out of Kong and I see a fat man, any fat man crying like a bitch, that will make my moviegoing experience complete.

  • Nov. 13, 2005, 9:01 a.m. CST

    And fuck Ringbearer9 too.

    by Samuel Steamer

    People who don't want to anticipate movies should go somewhere else while thier sperm is reloading in between wanks. Why do people have to be negative just for the sake of it. I'm only attacking you because i am sick of jerks like you who have nothing constructive to say besides "this is going to suck", "it'll never beat Star Wars" or "LOTH's sucked, this will too", etc. Explain yourself or start your very own retarded hate site. This is supposed to be a site for people who like movies. If you are going to trash something, offer some constuctive elements to your argument. A simple "I hated it" does not count.

  • Nov. 13, 2005, 9:38 a.m. CST

    50 ft woman would kick Kongs hairy ass

    by Judge Doom

    Fuc**ng midget.

  • Nov. 13, 2005, 12:11 p.m. CST

    I'm trying real hard to buy into the hype of this movie...

    by TheSumOfGod

    ...But I can't. King Kong is of absolutely no interest to me. I don't hate it, it's just... meh. Is it true that Peter Jackson is gonna make THOR after this? Now THAT I would show interest for.

  • Nov. 13, 2005, 1:09 p.m. CST

    GodDAMN ringbearer, does every movie you like FUCKING SUCK?!?

    by mortsleam

    Anyone that likes any Bay movie automatically loses the priveledge of having their opinion heard. Bye now. *** Uhm, actually, yeah, a PJ Thor sounds like a good idea, and would probably be a better fit for his sensibilties than LOTR was, because as good as his adaption was, the disconnect bewteen historical epic fantasy and schlocky idie horror was evident. What did I just say? Yeah, that's right, I love the LOTR movies, but I can admit they aren't perfect, but Anne Rice's Jesus Fucking Christ, I don't go on every single fucking talkback and complain about it. Enough already.

  • Nov. 13, 2005, 1:42 p.m. CST

    samuel steamer has got it %100 correct.

    by slappy jones

    i thought that people here liked movies too but it seems that they hate everything.....i know they think they are awesome for coming to every KONG article and abusing it like it makes them cool (unfortunately they seem to forget that they are posting on aint it cool news...we have to be the most uncool people around!!)...but you know what - they are obviously incredibly sad and lonely people with no real lives. i mean why spend so much time and energy into coming here and saying the same tired shit over and over again about a film you seem to have no interest in. be honest now....admit have nothing better to do do you? why come here and write "King Kong is of absolutely no interest to me".I mean if that is the case why did you click on the article? it is weird to me because if i see an article about something i am not interested in i don't fucking read it because I AM NOT INTERESTED IN IT. so why did you come here..there are two reasons possibly 1. you thought by writing that it made you better than the people who are looking forward to it to try and bum them out a bit or 2. because you a liar and i will see you opening night. surely you guys have better things to do than waste your time coming to every kong article to abuse it? surely......

  • Nov. 13, 2005, 3:04 p.m. CST

    slappy jones i commend you

    by puter1803

    hes right. a perfect example is a new article today showing a new image from ghost rider. i was barely interested enough to click the link and see the image, then did my "meh" (without posting), and let it be, and now ill probably never go back to that article again. why? because im not looking forward to the movie, i have no interest in the movie, so it would be a huge waste of my time to continue to go back to that article and spread hate about "this is gonna suck" and "wha wha wha" crying like a sissy cause i think the cg isnt good enough and blah blah blah. i.. dont.. have.. interest in it, like 50% of you dont have interest in kong, so why dont you do as i do, and not bother posting about it! whats the fun in a site like aicn when you cant pick and choose which films you are anticipating and which you arent. anticipating movies gives me something to look forward to, i like the excitement it gives me, and its obvious that harry shares my anticipation (along with half of u in the talkback) about king kong. and u know what? its HIS site, he can choose to post or not post anything he wants (pretty much i think). if u dont like it, do as slappy said, go make ur own hate filled site about how shitty films are gonna be before they even come out. now im not saying that no matter what im gonna love kong, i anticipated rots in just the same way and now i realize its a flawed film and maybe didnt live up to my excitement in every way, but i still loved getting hyped over it in the months leading to its release. and if kong comes out being a big turd, i wont be afraid to admit it, but for now, every frame of film ive seen of this pic has me excited (as opposed to ghost rider), so thats what is driving this positive hype from me. so far.. it just looks good. thats my opinion, if u dont share it, thats fine, but please dont feel like u have to right post after post after post of how much this is going to suck, u dont know that yet. just like i havent said this is gonna be gold. ive only stated excitement in it, that doesnt mean im psychic and know it will either rule or suck, i just wanna see it.. now. that is all. (sorry for the long post, everytime i tried to end it i thought of more to say, u haters make me angry..)

  • Nov. 13, 2005, 3:07 p.m. CST

    right = write

    by puter1803

    right = write post after post... im not illiterate i promise.

  • Nov. 13, 2005, 6:09 p.m. CST

    cool posters

    by Chief Redcock

    fuck the rest of you. stop posting NOW

  • Nov. 13, 2005, 6:13 p.m. CST

    russian posters rule...

    by Chief Redcock

    so much better than shitty american posters where there're just a bunch of close-ups and shit. BULLSHIT. thanks for the links, this movie looks even tastier than it did before...

  • Nov. 13, 2005, 8:58 p.m. CST

    um.. GoatZinger

    by puter1803

    funny thing, i just literally finished watching Two Towers, and yea.. i disagree. id rather watch helm's deep and gollum going coocoo over bruce willis blowing himself up anyday.

  • Nov. 13, 2005, 8:59 p.m. CST

    In Soviet Russia...

    by polyh3dron

    Russia smashes King Kong! waaaahAAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH

  • Nov. 13, 2005, 9:07 p.m. CST

    get rich...

    by samsquanch

    or who the fuck cares...? can we lose 50's big ugly face from the banner ad already? the only think that would make him truly cool is one more bullet.

  • Nov. 13, 2005, 9:24 p.m. CST

    In AICN.....

    by Citizen Arcane

    TBers fuck up a fark cliche. HAHAHAHA

  • Nov. 13, 2005, 10:58 p.m. CST

    That poster is pretty sweet, Ringbearer

    by BendersShinyAss

    The font is better. and Kong, with his smooth look and massive arms reminds me of the Kong I fell in love with as a kid. Did you make this? I know it's not real.

  • Nov. 13, 2005, 11:09 p.m. CST

    they screened ten minutes of unfinished footage to some uk repor

    by slappy jones

    and so far they all have loved it....spoilers though so beware - look for the article "kong frontation" and another one here and another one myfavourite quote is this ""The truth is, making a trip to see 10 minutes of unfinished footage of this film held more worth than seeing, in entirety, some of the films we've seen this year." can't wait.

  • Nov. 13, 2005, 11:09 p.m. CST

    or is it??

    by BendersShinyAss

    Either way, I think Kong might actually be an interesting film. Lots of city street rampaging and dinosaur butt kicking. Lets just hope the other 2 hours and 15 minutes is worth the price of admission.

  • Nov. 14, 2005, 12:47 a.m. CST

    Now THAT'S how Kong SHOULD look

    by BendersShinyAss

    Much more monstrous -- not just a big ape. More of a prehistoric Mammal from the lost world he comes from. Oh well. I think LOTRs has the same problems. Those Olyphants sould have been more monstrous also.

  • Nov. 14, 2005, 7:58 a.m. CST

    That's right Goatzinger

    by mortsleam

    I appreciate that Harry created this website, and gives us tidbits and scoops and reviews of movies he likes. But I in no way, shape or form trust his judgment or value his opinions. And the fact that he likes shitty brainless action crap is a big part of that. I use this site to get a look at things I'm interested in, and make up my own mind about them. And I've come to the decision, based solely on my own response to what I've seen here, that King Kong looks like a movie that I will in all likelihood enjoy. I'm not saying it will be second coming, I don't even think it will deserve to win any awards other than on a technical level, but I do think that it will be an entertaining film. Not because Harry said so and not because you and OrsonBearer say it won't, because none of your opinions matter to me whatsoever. Sorry I can't put that in dyslexic retard for you.

  • And James Cameron's ego has been physically represented!

  • Nov. 14, 2005, 10:50 p.m. CST

    hey kimble!

    by Malebolgia

    why don't you photoshop Kong's nuts in your mouth, no matter how it turned out'

  • Nov. 16, 2005, 4:17 a.m. CST

    Ring, That's a Fan Poster

    by Dewder

    And so I don't think you'll find a high rez version of it anywhere. I do like the iconic quality of the poster you picked out, but it does have some scale issues; he appears about twice the size in that poster as he does in the film. One of the things Weta tried to avoid in this version was the major scale changes that took place in the '33 original - in many scenes kong went from 25ft to more than 100ft in some posters. This time around, however, we kept him the same size throughout.