Tagged: Jon Faverau


‘The Jungle Book’ a respectful reboot with modern-day flare

For me, when it comes to Disney classics, there are old-school movies like Snow White or Pinocchio, and there are ’90s hits like Beauty and the Beast and Aladdin. Originally released in 1967, The Jungle Book falls into a sort of gray area between the two, so it seemed to most ripe for revival in the form of a CG-filled reboot. Thankfully, Jon Favreau’s take on The Jungle Book keeps all the spirit of a great Disney movie while letting the technology shine with superb CG.


‘Chronicle’ takes two genres to new heights

Let me start off by saying that Chronicle is just cool. It takes two bankable, and perhaps overused genres (superhero and found-footage) and successfully combines them.  In the process, debut-director Josh Trank and writer...