I seen KONG: SKULL ISLAND this Friday.
And it was awesome! One of the most entertaining movies that I have seen in a long time. If you haven't seen it yet, please do so. Otherwise you'll be missing out on a highly entertaining film.
I enjoyed it FAR more than GODZILLA (2014), which was a decent film in some aspects but lacked in terms of monster action, story and characters that're actually memorable/entertaining. Sure, they're not the most layered or have a ton of depth, but then again... that doesn't matter. The personalities of the characters more than made up for it.
John C. Reilly's Marlow is superb. His character is very humorous, but at the same time he's smarter and filled with a wisdom than most probably wouldn't notice at first. I was very glad that he survived the experience and made it home by the end of the film. I swear, I would have been irked if he died (which was one of my main gripes with Godzilla when Bryan Cranston's character died, thus killing off one of the few e