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Posted by 40thStreetBlack, Fri Dec-16-05 04:20 PM
>Peter Jackson may or may not be aware of the symbology but he
>certainly is aware of myth. I think he wants to perpetuate a
>myth that goes before Tolkien, back to the early writings and
>culture of the Enlightenment period that coincided with
>colonialism and oppression of native peoples of color.
no, King Kong was the first movie he saw as a kid and is what made him love movies and want to become a director. that's why he remade King Kong.
does it perpetuate the symbology you were talking about? sure. is that Jackson's ulterior motive in making the movie? no.