King Kong


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1417033215, 9781417033218


General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
General Note
Special features: 38 minutes of deleted scenes; feature commentary with Peter Jackson; "The eighth blunder of the world": outtake and gag reel; "Re-creating the eighth wonder: the making of 'King Kong'" behind the scenes featurettes; "Return to Skull Island" creating the mythical world; "The present": an original short; Original computer-animated storyboards of Kong's exciting action sequences; the video galleries; DVD-ROM scripts: includes the 2005 and 1996 scripts.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Andrew Lesnie ; editor, Jamie Selkirk ; music, James Newton Howard ; production designer, Grant Major ; senior visual effects supervisor, Joe Letteri ; special makeup, creatures, miniatures, Richard Taylor.
Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Colin Hanks, Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis.
Young and beautiful actress Ann Darrow is from the world of 1930s vaudeville, who is down on her luck. She meets Carl Denham, an over-ambitious filmmaker, who brings her on an exploratory expedition to Skull Island where she finds compassion and the true meaning of humanity with an ape named Kong. Together, beauty and beast finally meet their fate in New York, where the filmmaker has taken and displayed the ape in the quest of finding his fame by using commercial exploitation which ultimately leads to catastrophe, including the man who falls in love with Ann and plays an unlikely hero by trying to save her from Kong and her destiny.
Target Audience
Not rated.
System Details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation (disc 1 and 2), anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1) presentation (disc 3); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround (disc 1 and 2), Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo. (disc 3), dual-layer, NTSC.
Disc 1 and 2: English, French or Spanish dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Disc 3: English dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Blenkin, J., Cunningham, C., Walsh, F., Jackson, P., Boyens, P., Watts, N., Black, J., Brody, A., Kretschmann, T., Hanks, C., Bell, J., Serkis, A., Howard, J. N., Letteri, J., & Taylor, R. (2006). King Kong (Deluxe extended ed.). Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Jan. Blenkin et al.. 2006. King Kong. Universal City, CA: Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Jan. Blenkin et al.. King Kong Universal City, CA: Universal Studios Home Entertainment, 2006.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Blenkin, Jan., et al. King Kong Deluxe extended ed., Universal Studios Home Entertainment, 2006.

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