On this episode, the GeekScholars host a spoiler-free discussion and review of The Jungle Book, the 2016 live-action adaptation of the Walt Disney musical classic about a young boy named Mowgli who grows up in the jungle as a wolf cub, but one days finds his life in danger as a tiger demands his expulsion.
What to Watch This Weekend is a weekly podcast from GeekScholars Movie News. Each Friday, the GeekScholars present a spoiler-free review of a film that has just become available in the past week to watch by renting, streaming, or purchasing.
It seems like this film just came out last month. I’m not complaining about shorter release windows, but this seems scary fast! But hey, it was April, this summer has blown by.
Audiences were mesmerized by Disney’s live-action epic adventure “The Jungle Book,” which has earned more than $949 million at the global box office to date. Critically acclaimed, Jon Favreau’s stunning live-action reimagining of Walt Disney’s animated classic, will be available early on Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere on August 23, and on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and On-Demand on August 30. Where’s my 4K HDR version?
Although the idea of teasing a trailer – or, in this case, a Super Bowl TV spot – is a combination of brilliant/frustrating/annoying, there’s a teaser for the Super Bowl TV spot for Walt Disney’s The Jungle Book that crams a lot of action into its seven-seconds.
It’s actually worth checking out. Walt Disney’s The Jungle Book opens on April 15th.
Disney’s live-action The Jungle Book has a spiffy new teaser trailer – giving us a look at the world in which Mowgli thrives. We get first looks at some of the boy’s friends and enemies – Baloo, Shere Khan, Kaa, Bagheera and King Louis.
Take a peek at Rudyard Kipling’s famous characters as imagined by writer Justin Mark and director Jon Favreau following the jump. The Jungle Book will be in theaters on April 15, 2016.
Considering the proliferation of animation on DVD, and considering that the dozens of DVDs I received for review constituted a drop in the bucket, here are my picks as best animation/anime´ DVDs of 2007.