“Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” – Movie Review

“Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,” dir. Jake Kasdan

In a brand new Jumanji adventure, four high school kids discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game’s jungle setting, literally becoming the adult avatars they chose. What they discover is that you don’t just play Jumanji – you must survive it. To beat the game and return to the real world, they’ll have to go on the most dangerous adventure of their lives, discover what Alan Parrish left 20 years ago, and change the way they think about themselves – or they’ll be stuck in the game forever, to be played by others without break.

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TIFF 2017 Day 9: “The Wife,” “Professor Marston and the Wonder Women,” “Redoubtable,” “Who We Are Now”

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Day 9 was a slow, but fun one. Today, I saw Björn Runge’s “The Wife,” Angela Robinson’s “Professor Marston and the Wonder Women,” Michel Hazanavicius’s “Redoubtable,” and Matthew Newton’s “Who We Are Now.”

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