The Jungle Book

Australian Box Office Report: The X- Men take their place at the top

May 24, 2016

Hi Folks, We see a few changes this week with regards to #1. X-Men: Apocalypse sits at the top spot with $6.4 million – a pretty good turnout but not the same figures as Captain America: Civil War or even Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice on their openings. In second place we have The Angry Birds Movie, the comedy-adventure based on the video game. The […]

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Australian Box Office Report: Captain America is still sailing strong

May 10, 2016

Hi Folks, After seeing Captain American: Civil War last week, I too, am on a team Cap bandwagon. If you haven’t, It’s an all-round pleasure. Lets get to it. Cap and co. are still on top, but in their second week has seen them drop a little. However, they still stand strong at $6 million (slightly better than Batman’s […]

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Five Disney Classics We Want To See Get The Jungle Book Treatment

April 27, 2016

After The Jungle Book smashing the box office last week and while we wait for the current lineup of upcoming remakes including Beauty & the Beast, there’s definitely some potential in what Disney animated classic’s could benefit from a reboot. Here’s a list of Disney classics that we want to see, promising ones that would […]

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Australian Box Office Report: Disney are still ruling the jungle but for how long?

April 26, 2016

Hi Folks, Hope you all had a good long weekend. The stats are in. There’s no change to the number #1 as far as film is concerned, just a slight decrease the takings for The Jungle Book. However we do have a new number #2 – and that’s newcomer, Eddie the Eagle which racked up $2.6 million. The […]

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Australian Box Office Report: The King of the Jungle outplays The Boss

April 19, 2016

Hello Folks, We have a new #1. Outscoring The Huntsman Winter’s War in first place is The Jungle Book. Hitting the $290 million mark  around the globe, critics are responding very well to the film. Stellar casting and visually impressive landscapes have put Disney on top again. As for Melissa McCarthy’s The Boss, well, that came in at second place with a […]

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Film Review: The Jungle Book (PG, USA, 2016)

April 6, 2016

In the last decade Disney has slowly but surely been churning out live action versions of some of its classic films and stories. There’s been 101 Dalmations, Alice In Wonderland, Maleficent, and Cinderella to name a few. Now to add to that list is The Jungle Book, an adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s classic story as […]

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Director Jon Favreau on the themes, casting choices, music and lessons learned on The Jungle Book

April 5, 2016

We recently sat down for a surprisingly detailed discussion about Jon Favreau’s new project that’s about to hit Australian cinema screens – a live action version of The Jungle Book. In Part 2 of our interview (Look back at part one HERE), we discuss the themes, the casting choices, and music used in the film and […]

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Director Jon Favreau discusses the technical process behind his new film The Jungle Book

April 4, 2016

He’s an actor, a writer, a producer and a director, he began his career with a string of successful indie hit films, then eventually broke through to mainstream and big budget blockbusters. From Swingers to Friends to that Daredevil film we don’t talk about to Elf to Iron Man to Chef. Jon Favreau for the […]

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Jon Favreau coming down under for the release of The Jungle Book

March 1, 2016

Veteran director, writer and actor Jon Favreau is set to visit Sydney this month to promote the release of Disney’s new live-action take on The Jungle Book. Favreau will attend the Australian preview screening of The Jungle Book on Thursday 31 March followed by a live Q&A, as part of a two-day press tour. Faveau has a […]

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New trailer for Disney’s live action The Jungle Book drops during the Super Bowl

February 9, 2016

The second trailer for Disney’s first live-action The Jungle Book was shown at the Super Bowl 50 over the weekend, giving a glimpse into what looks to be a visually immersive film. The trailer also introduces some familiar voices from the likes of Christopher Walken, Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray and Ben Kingsley. The trailer also reveals several of […]

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Watch the first official trailer for a live-action The Jungle Book

September 16, 2015

Disney has released a trailer for the live-action remake of classic The Jungle Book, giving us a really epic look into how the 1967 animation will be adapted by Director Jon Favreau. With an impressive cast, including Bill Murray (as Baloo) and Idris Elba (as Shere Khan) along with newcomer Neel Sethi as the very […]

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