The Jungle Book (2016)

An interesting update of Disney’s beloved 1967 film of the same name. An unfortunate rarity amongst modern directors of extremely effects-heavy movies, director Jon Favreau has talked at length about the extreme skill and talent of the legions of visual animators working on bringing the movie to life. The movie, to my eyes, is essentially…

The Jungle Book (1967)

A fun musical romp through the Indian jungle. The story is shorter and shallower than most similar Disney films, but the music is as compelling and catchy as usual. The visuals are nice, some of the painted backgrounds are particularly pretty, and the animals are animated in amusing ways. The voice acting for the animals…