Monday, 9 January 2012

CURIOSITY CORNER: QUEEN KONG


SCHLOCK AND AWE
A British comedy starring Robin Asquith, Rula Lenska and the great Valerie Leon Queen Kong is unbelievably bad yet incredibly good in it's awfulness. Seeing is believing; from dodgy effects, inane dialogue and cringing innuendo, this movie ticks every Schlock box. Denied a major release due to De Lauerentis taking umbrage, it became something of a cult in Europe and Japan (where is was dubbed with new dialogue a la What's up Tiger Lilly). The European releases gave birth to some superbly hilarious posters. The script is undeniably awful with sexism, racism and stupidity evenly spread. The theme song sees nothing wrong with rhyming  'Rape' with 'ape' and some of the in jokes are excruciating...yet it's a thoroughly enjoyable piece of chaotic movie making; once seen, never forgotten.





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