Movie Review: “The Jungle Book” (2016)

As much as we like books, sometimes we like to check out the movie world as well. Today we reviewed “The Jungle Book.” We discuss the history of the stories, the changes this movie made, why we need more Kaa in our lives, and what Serena thinks of CGI talking animals. We also name drop almost every voice actor in the movie but failed to remember the actor’s name for the boy who plays Mowgli. For the record, it’s Neel Sethi, and he was amazing. Stay tuned at the end for our book recommendations if you liked this movie. (Titles also posted below).

Serena’s Recommendations:


“Tarzan of the Apes” and “The Return of Tarzan” by Edgar Rice Burroughs





“Jane” by Robin Maxwell




Kate’s Recommendations:

Julie of the Wolves

“Julie of the Wolves” by Jean Craighead George




Life of Pi

“Life of Pi” by Yann Martel

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