Kong: Skull Island director Jordan Vogt-Roberts flew into Chicago this weekend for a Saturday night Q&A at the Music Box Theatre moderated by AICN‘s Steve Prokopy. I didn’t record or film this Q&A so I’m working off of memory here. It was an entertaining Q&A session to say the least. Vogt-Roberts’ feature film debut, The Kings of Summer, a 2013 Sundance selection, was on my radar when those selections were announced but my interest in…"Jordan Vogt-Roberts talks Technical Filmmaking and Love of Cinema at Q&A"
Kong: Skull Island takes us back to the Vietnam War era to reboot everyone’s favorite gigantic primate. It may not match the original classic but the fast-paced story holds its own. Directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts (The Kings of Summer) from a screenplay written by Dan Gilroy and Max Borenstein and Derek Connolly with the story by John Gatins, it’s not a movie that makes us wait a while for King Kong in the same way…"Kong: Skull Island reboots King Kong in great fashion"