Buckle up boys and girls, as today we are going on an adventure! King Kong (1976) is the third of the four movies that we are going to study in depth this year. You may have seen Peter Jackson's 2005 version with Jack Black or the 1933 original. We are going to watch the much aligned 1976 version, which some criticized as a "monkey version of Jaws".
We are going to discuss the Action Genre, Todorov's 5 stages of narrative progress, and rudimentary green screening before we watch the movie. You will need this handout.