Kong: Skull Island sizzle reel is here, and it’s epic – watch

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Sep 15, 2017

The jury is still out among fans and critics over whether Kong: Skull Island was a classic entry in the monster movie canon, but let’s be honest, the visual effects were hugely impressive.

Now Industrial Light & Magic has revealed the sizzle reel for the movie -- which was directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts -- and it’s all kinds of fascinating. Stopping the bombastic action scenes in their tracks, the clip gives us an inside view from the CGI-control room that will most likely inspire you to give the film another go.

ILM says alongside the post: "We are pleased to share a sample of the visual effects work created in our San Francisco and Vancouver Studios for Jordan Vogt-Roberts' 'Kong: Skull Island,' including digital environment work, water simulations, a couple epic battle sequences and the most complex hair simulation that we have ever created.”

If you’re a fan of the movie like us, you might want to also check out the 10 moments that argue it was one of this year’s most underrated movies, including THAT scene where Kong takes on an army of helicopters.

What do you think of the sizzle reel? Let us know in the comments below.