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mgosdin



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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2015 1:27 am Reply with quote
This is nice, I look forward to the "Skull Island" attractions at Universal Orlando / Hollywood / Tokyo, get up close and personal with Kong, Godzilla & Friends. Very Happy

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Lord Dcast



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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2015 3:00 am Reply with quote
HOLY SHEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE-

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KH91



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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2015 3:27 am Reply with quote
Cool. A new cinematic universe.
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MrTerrorist



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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2015 6:22 am Reply with quote
Then comes the inevitable King Kong/Godzilla/Pacific Rim crossover!
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Saku-dono



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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2015 6:28 am Reply with quote
If only Paramount would join this fad Anime hyper
Then there's gonna be Optimus vs Godzilla vs Kong; Royal Rumble...
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2015 6:30 am Reply with quote
Godzilla 2014 really opened the door for the King of Monsters and other monsters to make their way back onto the silver screen if done right. I would definitely be interested how Godzilla vs. King Kong in the 21st century can work out.
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Animegomaniac



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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2015 6:44 am Reply with quote
Seeing that the Legendary Godzilla is even taller than before, I think Kong would only be as tall as his ankle now.

That would be one gigantic ape or one really small Godzilla. To be fair, the original version framed Kong between 50 ft, large enough to hold a person in his hand like a doll, to 150-200 ft, relative size to Godzilla.

Else, the woman Kong kidnapped was larger than a tank. It's a Japanese film, they're not the best for fine details.

Pacific Rim? No, what they need to do is a crossover between Godzilla, King Kong and Marvel's Antman which Marvel did partway through their Godzilla comic. Shrink Godzilla down to the size of a person, get him into a fistfight with the Avengers, have King Kong grab him and climb the Empire State building... and drop him when he starts to grow.

Enlarge Kong to fight Godzilla, shrink them both and have them fight on a model stage set.

Their idea of new Kong versus new Godzilla? I'm still waiting for the Japanese version of King Kong vs Godzilla to be released on DVD/BD. Do the remake or not, I don't care, just give me that one.
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GATSU



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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2015 6:51 am Reply with quote
Saku: We're supposed to be getting a live-action Gaiking from them one day...

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I'm still waiting for the Japanese version of King Kong vs Godzilla to be released on DVD/BD.


You can import it from Japan...But, hey, I feel for you. I'm still waiting for a U.S. release of the Japanese version of Godzilla vs. Destroyah.
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Kadmos1



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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2015 7:30 am Reply with quote
Considering that Kong is a Universal property, I wonder if there was the issue of copyright infringement when the original movie came out.
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Strike105



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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2015 8:20 am Reply with quote
I actually heard an interesting story for the first time fairly recently about the fact that King Kong was technically part of the public domain. Universal stated that fact in a court case to allow them to make their 1970s remake, and a couple years later, in a case of hilarious irony and stupidity on Universal's part, that fact was also used against them when Universal tried to sue Nintendo for copyright infringement over the release of Donkey Kong in the early 1980s. I'm not usually one for court stories, but that was a good one.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JeKYPic50h4
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GATSU



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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2015 3:05 pm Reply with quote
Strike: Actually, let's just say that it might've been better if Nintendo lost that one. It gave them, and the game industry in general, cover to get away with some real thieving crap.
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Tenchi



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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2015 4:29 pm Reply with quote
MrTerrorist wrote:
Then comes the inevitable King Kong/Godzilla/Pacific Rim crossover!


Pacific Rim was a fun movie. I'd rather see it crossover with the also-fun Edge of Tomorrow and not that turgid, overlong Godzilla reboot.
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anime racket



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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2015 6:17 pm Reply with quote
Godzilla is really making a comeback huh?
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infamoustakai



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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2015 7:31 pm Reply with quote
Please let Godzilla wipe the floor with Kong.

I wonder how they'll do this. Because Kong was only 2 or so stories tall, and Godzilla was larger than a skyscraper. Either way, I'd love to see a monster cinematic universe.
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DarkFusion



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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2015 9:16 pm Reply with quote
Now we need Gamera to make a comeback so we can have Godzilla and Kong fight him in the sequel Cool
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