The Breakdown of 'King Kong' (1933), 'Moxie' and 'The Map of Tiny Perfect Things'


You are going to go ape for this week's episode of The Movie Breakdown, because it is a gigantic show that we have for you. Not only am I apparently in the mood for really bad puns, but we are reviewing the grand daddy of the creature features and the movie that birthed a pop culture icon in 1933's King Kong. We dig really deep into this movie as we look at its impact and legacy. As well we review two 2021 coming-of-age movies in the Amy Poehler directed Moxie and yet another stuck in the same day movie, The Map of Tiny Perfect Things.

As well, the Oscar announced their nominations for this year's awards show, and we have lots of thoughts on them. We also discuss why this is one of the flattest awards show nominations and why this is the largest slate of movies that we haven't yet seen. This is rare for someone that other years usually has seen most of the Oscar movies before nomination time.

As always, we had a great time talking movies and we really hope you love the show. If you do, please help us out by spreading the word on social media, so other movie fans can find us.

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The Movies' Four-Star Rating
King Kong. **** (CS & SM)
Moxie ***½ (CS) & *** (SM) 
The Map of Tiny Perfect Things ***½ (CS) & *** (SM)