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May 2, 2012 2:00 PM
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Scorsese Goes to the Drafthouse: An Exclusive Look at Mondo's 8 New Posters For Classic Movies

The original blockbuster, "King Kong" has become such an iconic monster movie that the sheer scope of its vision has been nearly eclipsed by its fame. Mondo's poster, with its deep yellows juxtaposed against an exaggerated art-deco cityscape, resurrects the movie's underlying appeal. Notably, we don't see the top of the skyscrapers, a decision by artist Laurent Durieux that makes the giant ape look relatively small in the grand scheme, trapped by his surroundings rather than attacking them. It was beauty that killed the beast and the magic of "King Kong" is that we feel sorry for him.
Laurent Durieux

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