The Jungle Book

I’ll be honest. I don’t fully remember watching the Disney animated “The Jungle Book” as a kid. Sure, I’m sure that I watched it a few times as most of us do, but beyond the “Bare Necessities” I really don’t recall much about it. So going into Jon Favreau’s 2016 live-action remake of the tale, I had a fairly clean slate. Immediately, you are confronted with the unmistakable reality that the CGI animals in this movie are AMAZING. We first see the wolf cubs and Bagheera(Sir Ben Kingsley) as they train with Mowgli(Neel Sethi) in the ways of the jungle. … Continue reading The Jungle Book

Seven Psychopaths

Coming out on Oct. 12 is the black comedy film “Seven Psychopaths,” from the Academy Award winning director of “In Bruges,” Martin McDonagh.

The film stars Colin Farrell, as Marty, a screenwriter in deep need of inspiration who is writing a movie called “Seven Psychopaths.” All he needs now is his psychopaths.

Enter Marty’s friend Billy and Hans, a pair of dog kidnappers. They snatch the dogs and return them to their owners for the reward. On a dognapping expedition they grab the dog of a local gangster, Charlie, played by Woody Harrelson.

Madness ensues as Marty is pulled into the troubles of Billy and Hans and finds more inspiration for his psychopaths than he garnered.

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