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Movie review: Disney's THE JUNGLE BOOK

Posted: 2:00 PM, Apr 12, 2016
Updated: 2016-04-12 15:00:32-04
Movie review: Disney's THE JUNGLE BOOK
Movie review: Disney's THE JUNGLE BOOK

“The Jungle Book”

Release Date: April 15, 2016

MPAA Rating: PG (for some sequences of scary action and peril)

Director: Jon Favreau

Writer: Justin Marks (based on Rudyard Kipling’s stories)

Stars: Neel Sethi, Ben Kingsley, Bill Murray

Disney's live-action reboot of "The Jungle Book" proves that retreading old ground doesn't have to be a lame excuse for a cash grab. This movie is exciting, full of heart and packed with some of the most breathtaking visuals in recent cinema history.

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Clint Davis covers entertainment and trending news topics for the Scripps National Desk. Follow him on Twitter @MrClintDavis.