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Movie review: 'The Jungle Book' is a new Disney masterpiece

Posted: 3:00 PM, Apr 12, 2016
Updated: 2016-04-15 10:11:47-04
Movie review: 'The Jungle Book' is a new Disney masterpiece
Movie review: 'The Jungle Book' is a new Disney masterpiece

“The Jungle Book”

Release Date: April 15, 2016

MPAA Rating: PG (for some sequences of scary action and peril)

Director: Jon Favreau

Writer: Justin Marks (based on Rudyard Kipling’s stories)

Stars: Neel Sethi, Ben Kingsley, Bill Murray

Disney's live-action reboot of "The Jungle Book" proves that retreading old ground doesn't have to be a lame excuse for a cash grab. This movie is exciting, full of heart and packed with some of the most breathtaking visuals in recent cinema history.

Watch our video review above for a full look at "The Jungle Book." Subscribe to the Scripps National News channel on YouTube to see all our videos first!

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Clint Davis covers entertainment and trending news topics for the Scripps National Desk. Follow him on Twitter @MrClintDavis.