Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle Reviews

December 21, 2018
The film feels painfully incomplete, from its frequently told story to its weak visuals.
December 8, 2018
The film is not without spectacle, but it is strangely without soul.
December 7, 2018
Too terrifying for children, too boring for adults and arriving far too soon after a nearly identical project, Andy Serkis's Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle is a frustrating, fascinating mess.
December 7, 2018
"Mowgli" wasn't done any favors by happenstance. But even on its own it comes up short, lacking some of the bear necessities needed to tell this tale.
December 6, 2018
Even those who've never read or seen a version of The Jungle Book will find Mowgli's take on the story excessively familiar.
December 5, 2018
"Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle" is a bloody good version of "The Jungle Book." And I do mean bloody.
December 4, 2018
Moreso even than the film's violence and suspense, what sets "Mowgli" apart from other versions of this animal fable is its moral contradictions.
November 30, 2018
The film reminds you that the jungle is a terrifying place, that nature is cruel, and humans even crueler.
November 29, 2018
This is one of those happy occasions where the Netflix model allows a project that might have been lost in the theatrical wilds to find its place in the circle of life, albeit on a lower tier of the jungle canopy.
November 29, 2018
Serkis throws in too many new elements and, in the process, derails the plot's familiarity and some of its charms.