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Asian Cinema Film Club Podcast: ‘King Kong Escapes’ (1967)

Episode 2 has us discussing this classic King Kong adventure.

King Kong Escapes is a 1967 Japanese film where King Kong is brought in by an evil ruler to dig for precious gems in a mine when the robot MechaKong is unable to do the task.
Elwood and Stephen set sail for Mondo island in this second attempt by Toho studios at a King Kong movie as they team up with Rankin / Bass for this follow up to “King Kong Vs. Godzilla”. So get prepared for giant ape madness as Kong battles his robot clone “Mechani-Kong” in a battle for ape supremacy!!
We also look at the the legacy of Gundam Wing, Stephen also shares his thoughts on the live action “Ghost In The Shell”, the use of blackface in cinema and why Attack on Titan is so essential … plus much more!!