The Jungle Book

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Apr 202016
 

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Almost 50 years after Disney brought us the animated musical adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s 19th century stories The Jungle Book is back, this time as live-action-CGI fantasy adventure. Darker than its largely comedic [and musical] predecessor, this version is a journey of discovery for our young hero, who has not only a formidable enemy to overcome, but also issues of identity and family to grapple with. The Jungle Book is reviewed after the jump.

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Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

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Jan 282014
 

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom arrives in cinemas as its subject’s life and accomplishments are being celebrated in the wake of his recent passing. But is this the towering adaptation we’ve all come to expect from such an eventful and epoch-defining life? My review after the jump.

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Pacific Rim

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Jul 102013
 

Pacific Rim

For years Earth has fought the Kaiju, giant monsters that come from deep below the ocean and rise up seemingly at random along the Pacific Rim. Millions have been killed, and some of the world’s greatest cities are gone. Review of Pacific Rim after the jump.

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