Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Congo (1995 [and it feels like it])

Ernie Hudson. Tim Curry. Bruce Fucking Campbell. Animatronic apes (both those that were selectively bred to be savage killers and Amy, the gorilla that knows sign language and can talk out-loud to humans using a modified NES glove). Lasers. Lost kingdoms. Diamonds. Jungle. Semi-automatic weapons. And the family-friendly reunion of a sad lab ape with a friendly clan of African gorillas.

What else do you really need from a mid-nineties action/sci-fi? Okay, yes, it could have used some titties. But other than that....

I deem it "Totally Watchable."