King Kong is Back
An Unauthorized Look at One Humongous Ape!
Edited by David Brin
King Kong–love story, horror film, exotic adventure tale–hit the big screen a few years back after an almost thirty-year absence, just in time for the King of Skull Island to influence another generation. From the 1933 black-and-white Cooper/Schoedsack classic to the badly received 1976 De Laurentiis remake, to the new vision brought to life by Peter Jackson, the essayists in King Kong is Back! explore the great ape’s unprecedented appeal and the film’s impact on our cultural imagination.