Hunter spends the first five (five!) paragraphs of his review explaining all about this new "motion capture technology" all the kids are talking about, and then goes on to disparage the technique, boldly stating that no matter how convincing the animated fictional monsters are, they'll never be as nuanced or as emotive as... um... real monsters? I don't think I get it.
King Kong was unavailable for comment.
EDIT. I just noticed this, too, from the review:
When the original was assembled (written? collected? sung? chanted?) around the embers back in the good ol' 700s or so...
"Or so?" How long does it take to look up when Beowulf was immortalized? Oh, about 10 seconds on Wikipedia:
Its creation dates to between the 8th and the 10th century, the only surviving manuscript dating to circa 1010.