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Re: Kong Dinosaurs
Since this is a movie, and a bigger than life spectacle, and we've seen
a million 'accurate' dinosaurs on a million different TV shows and
images, I think the designs could have been pushed further. If you
have made the choice to go fantasyish, embrace it. I like the
There is a sculpture online of Peter Jackson posing with a very early
sculpt of Kong fighting 3 rexes. I loved the design of them! Now it
seems they've become more conservative and they lost some of their
'enhanced reality' appeal.
It can be viewed at
Regardless, from what secret insider info I have on this film ( OK,
I'm a geek) , I assure you, you won't care about the designs when it
all comes together. My head spins when I think of it!
On Mar 24, 2005, at 10:16 PM, Eric Allen wrote:
Well, Jackson and Crew did say pretty early on that
the dinosaurs in Kong would not be "real" but more
"inspired by" actual dinos. (plus, you didn't expect
a bunch of dinos to be waiting around on an island for
65 million years without undergoing some evolution,
did you? ;-p )
--- Jordan Mallon <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
While cool looking, those dinosaurs are abhorrent.
And is it just me,
or does the "raptor" have two fingers and the T. rex
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On Thu, 24 Mar 2005 20:31:07 -0500 (EST),
This courtesy of Pete Von Sholly: first look at
the new "King Kong"
dinosaurs as licensed to Dark Horse comics as
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