Jackson failed twice to remake ``Kong,'' first in his childhood back yard, then in 1996 when Universal Studios pulled the plug on a campier
version he'd prepared, due both to the box-office failure of his ghost comedy ``The Frighteners,'' and a glut of big monster remakes that included disappointing revivals of ``Godzilla'' and ``Mighty Joe Young.
The young actress's performance frequently balances the campier
moments of Schlossberg's screenplay.
I mean whats campier
than a fucking black bourgeois soi disant intellectual trying to say what's right for all these poor coons in the hills of Mississippi.
He comes across as a campier
version of Hannibal Lecter and even manages to make him a tiny bit sympathetic," Lee continues.
The films, released between 1932 and 1942, got progressively campier
as they went along.