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 Monster Vs. Aliens Round 1- King Kong Vs. Optimus Prime

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PostSubject: Monster Vs. Aliens Round 1- King Kong Vs. Optimus Prime   Sun Mar 29, 2009 9:34 am

KING KONG Vs. OPTIMUS PRIME

King Kong is faster than a speeding Model T and has been know to take on three Tyrannosauruses at the same time. Optimus Prime can wreck large swaths of downtown Los Angeles with remarkable ease.



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KING KONG-
In his first appearance in King Kong (1933), Kong was a gigantic prehistoric ape, or as RKO's publicity materials described him, "A prehistoric type of ape". While gorilla-like in appearance, he had a humanoid look and walked upright in an anthropomorphic manner. Indeed, Carl Denham describes him as being "neither beast nor man". Like most simians, Kong possess semi-human intelligence and great physical strength. Kong's size changes drastically throughout the course of the film. While creator Merian C. Cooper envisioned Kong as being "40 to 50 feet tall", animator Willis O'Brien and his crew built the models and sets scaling Kong to be only 18 feet tall on Skull Island, and rescaled to be 24 feet tall in New York. This did not stop Cooper from playing around with Kong's size as he directed the special effect sequences; by manipulating the sizes of the miniatures and the camera angles, he made Kong appear a lot larger than O'Brien wanted, even as large as 60 feet in some scenes. Concurrently, the Kong bust made for the film was built in scale with a 40-foot ape, while RKO's promotional materials listed Kong's official height as 50 feet .
In the 1960s, Toho licensed the character from RKO for a couple of films. King Kong vs. Godzilla and King Kong Escapes. For more details on the Toho Kong see below.
In 1975, Producer Dino De Laurentiis paid RKO for the remake rights to King Kong. This resulted in King Kong (1976). Like the original, this Kong was an upright walking anthropomorphic ape, appearing even more human-like than the original. Also like the original, this Kong had vast intelligence and strength. In the 1976 film, Kong was scaled to be 42 feet tall on Skull island and rescaled to be 55 feet tall in New York. 10 years later, DDL received permission from Universal to do a sequel, King Kong Lives. Kong more or less had the same appearance and abilities, only he tended to walk on his knuckles more often and was enlarged, being scaled to be 60 feet .
Universal Studios had planned to do a King Kong remake all the way back to 1976. They finally followed through almost 30 years later, with a three-hour film directed by Peter Jackson. Jackson opted to make Kong a gigantic silverback gorilla without any anthropomorphic features. Kong looked and behaved more like a real gorilla: he had a large herbivore's belly, walked on his knuckles without any upright posture, and even beat his chest with his palms as opposed to clenched fists. In order to ground his Kong in realism, Jackson and the Weta Digital crew gave a name to his fictitious species, Megaprimatus kong, which was said to have evolved from the Gigantopithecus. Kong was the last of his kind. He was portrayed in the film as being old with graying fur, and battle-worn with scars, wounds, and a broken crooked jaw. Like his predecessors, he possesses great intelligence and physical strength; he also appears far more nimble and agile. This Kong was scaled to be only 25 feet tall.


OPTIMUS PRIME-
Optimus Prime (known as Convoy in Japan) is a fictional character and the protagonist of the Transformers universes. He is the leader of the heroic Autobots. Optimus Prime was voiced in English by Peter Cullen in the original The Transformers (aka "G1") cartoon, and has become the most well-known character of the series. He uses guns and lasers that are attached to his body. He also has the ability to transform into a truck.


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PostSubject: Re: Monster Vs. Aliens Round 1- King Kong Vs. Optimus Prime   Sun Apr 05, 2009 1:08 pm

I hate to double post, but I was expecting people to discuss. Oh well...Sorry Snoogy!


SInce it was a tie, the Yahoo! winner breaks it!

The winner is....


King Kong!


(Also, I forgot to add a poll to this one particular poll. Could you lock this, Snoogy?)
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