This was a movie a lot of folks in our group were super excited about. How often do you get a chance to see the original King Kong on the big screen? It's one of those can't-miss movies.
Our group had fun laughing along with the movie and seeing the wonderful stop-motion animation. We couldn't believe they made this in 1933. What stood out was how the animators gave Kong a personality, like how he reacts to seeing his own blood and how he tests the T-Rex's jaw after beating it in battle. The high body count was also a little surprising.
Afterward, we headed to Pure, where we talked about this classic and other favorite movies. Sue pointed out how Max Steiner's King Kong score matched up with what was on screen (like when the local chief's footsteps walked down the steps).
Looking to what's ahead, we started talking about having possible movie nights as well as finding a future day/week/month where we can visit the Laurel & Hardy Museum in Harlem. There are some exciting events coming up!