The Breakdown of 'King Kong' (2005), 'Bad Trip' and 'Operation Varsity Blue: The College Admissions Scandal'
For the third straight week, we've got a King Kong review and this time it is Peter Jackson's 2005 version, which is a clear love letter to the original but also elevates the beloved creature feature subgenre to blockbuster epic status. We also review a picture that fuses hidden camera gags with a buddy road-trip comedy in Bad Trip. We continue our streak of looking at documentaries with Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal. After the reviews, we wrap things up with a look at fan entitlement and how studios should handle the toxicity that is polluting social media.
As always, we had a blast recording this episode. If you love listening to it, then please help us out by spreading the word on social media. We can become a bigger and better podcast if even more great movie fans can discover us.
Reminder that you can subscribe either to The Movie Breakdown feed (a subscription link is at the top right hand of this site), or subscribe on sites like Spotify, Stitcher, Apple Podcast, Google Podcasts, CastBox, and Amazon Music.