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After a tragic car accident that killed his wife, a man discovers he can communicate with the dead to con people but when a demonic spirit appears, he may be the only one who can stop it from killing the living and the dead.
Michael J. Fox,
In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with leading lady Ann Darrow.
What the "spider-pit" sequence from the original King Kong (1933) probably looked like (the original sequence was cut out of the original movie because it was deemed "too gruesome" and was subsequently lost).
River runs the one-man operation of Tranquility Records, recording animal sounds near his house and making music from them. The only neighboring house is for sale, and noisy Ted buys it and moves in, creating trouble for River.
I saw a little of this on the documentary The Sci-Fi Boys, and from what was shown was pretty entertaining. What Jackson did for stop-motion creatures was impressive, and his editing of mixing live-action with the stop-motion made for a nice big smile on my face.
The story is mainly about a cyclops and the misadventures of a boy, that takes place in the valley to which the monster lives.
If this is ever released on a DVD with one of Jackson's other features, it's well worth the time to watch.
To see the clip shown in The Sci-Fi Boys, it usually airs once and a while on the Sci-Fi Channel or can be purchased online.
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