A surprise hit

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There were a lot of jokes in the film that were very vulgar, so the film could be funnier for adults than for children, though this film is a children’s film.

Bad cops

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Police Academy uses the idea of a disrupted patriarchal institution for comedic effect.

Full of scares, but lacking depth

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When it comes to suspense and shock, this movie is not lacking. The alien life-form the crew discovers grows in its fear factor whenever it appears on-screen.

Kong returns to glory in Vietnam Era

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Coupled with outstanding cinematography and editing, unique monster designs, and the pessimistic atmosphere of the 1970s, Kong: Skull Island is an absolute treat and well worth the watch.

Too long, too crowded, and too many gags

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The whole race is orchestrated by a wealthy Las Vegas casino owner named Donald Sinclair (John Cleese), who is capturing everything on video for the entertainment of himself and his wealthy friends.