My review from seeing the movie a few weeks ago.
Director: Jake Kasdan
Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Nick Jonas, Bobby Cannavale, Rhys Darby
While it’s sometimes hard to remember in this age where movies are almost expected to have multiple sequels to be successful, there used to be a time when the vast majority were made to be stand alone ventures only. These movies had to get it right the first time, because that’s all there was. 1995’s Jumanji is one of those movies that got it right. It’s a unique and fascinating movie that everyone fortunate enough to have seen it, looks back on with fond memories. It’s also one of the movies that comes to mind when remembering the incredible career of the late Robin Williams.
So when a sequel was announced over 20 years later, it caused more than a little anxiety among fans. However, while it’s…
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