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Wild Card/TGIF — 12/30/05

I finally got around to seeing “King Kong” at the Riverstone Regal today. Gracious. Wonderful retelling of the old classic. And the special effects? Wow! If you’re into “Jurassic Park” meets the monkey king who gets the blonde and then dies trying to protect her, this one’s for you. The action simply doesn’t stop (although my wife complained that parts of it were too “Jurassic Park,” like the scene where Kong kills three T-rexes trying to eat the screamer. I might see “Harry Potter” to round out my sci-fi/fantasy three-bagger this Christmas. Then, time’s running down on the vacation. Speaking of which, I’d better deal you another Wild Card. Four more days …

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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