Ben Oliver
Take 2: The Jungle Book
"Kid, I got ears. My ears got ears. Only I can protect you."
August 26 2018 - 17:00 UTC

Still the joyless snooze-fest it was two years ago. The dictionary definition of a pointless remake.

All the fun and wild energy of the animation has been drained away. What’s left behind is a technical marvel without a soul. Not all these Disney live-action remakes have been bad, but this one feels like it exists just so they can say they did it.