The Legend of Tarzan (2016) ★☆☆☆☆

A lazy adaptation.  Directed by David Yates, The Legend of Tarzan explores how after living at Greystoke Manor with his wife Jane (Margot Robbie), John Clayton III, aka Tarzan (Alexander Skarsgård) is enticed back into Africa by a Belgian man named Leon Rom (Christoph Waltz). Rom hopes to entice John back to Africa at the request of Chief Mbonga (Djimon…

The Jungle Book (2016) ★★☆☆☆

Who wanted a remake of The Jungle Book?…Nobody.  Mowgli (Neel Sethi), the ‘man cub’, is raised by Raksha and Akela and the rest of the wolf pack in the jungle. Bagheera (Ben Kingsley), guides Mowgli to get to grips with the jungle, but soon finds himself on the run from predators; other animals. Shere Khan (Idris Elba), smells the man cub from a…

Pan (2015) ★☆☆☆☆

As flat as a frying pan.  Directed by Joe Wright, during WWII, a young orphan named Peter, is kidnapped by pirates, who take him to Neverland. Here, he discovers his destiny to become the hero, who will be forever known as “Peter Pan”. The script being its greatest flaw, contains some of the most absurd lines to come out of film…