About an hour and forty minutes in to The Jungle Book, just around the time the film is reaching its fiery climax, I looked down the aisle and saw four or five kids on the edge of their seats, a few of them appeared to be losing their damn minds.
Director Jon Favreau certainly mastered the beast-size challenge of translating a beloved book and animated film into a new media, even with a roar. His version of The Jungle Book feels absolutely inspired, original and justified, an achievement not to be taken lightly in our current remake-prequel-sequel era. Like with
If family fun is on your weekend menu, Jon Favreau’s CHEF will serve it up in generous portions.
There’s almost always an awesome film coming out on Blu-Ray or DVD each month, so which ones should you pay attention to this month?
To some, the idea of letting Shane Black, the creator and writer of the Lethal Weapon series, Last Action Hero, The Last Boy Scout, and the amazing Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, be the director of Iron Man 3 seemed like a weird joke. Let’s see how he handled the challenge.
Love Actually image: © 2003 Universal Studios. || This Chick’s Flicks logo: © 2012 Kristal Bailey. Some people celebrate Christmas Day with family, friends, and presents under a tree. Others, like me, celebrate with a trip to the movies and dinner in Chinatown. Regardless of how you spend the day
‘The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear!’ Elf is such a fantastic Christmas movie that the entire family, kids and all, can enjoy. Elf is about a human who thinks he’s an elf stuck in a Christmas elf’s world at the North Pole.
This is a really cool opportunity! There’s an open casting call for Jon Favreau’s upcoming musical Jersey Boys! He seems like kind of a random pick to direct this, but he can probably make this epic! I like Jon Favreau’s directing. He’s awesome. It will be produced by Graham King and Jon Favreau and the executive producers
One of the highlights of this year’s Comic-Con was the return of Marvel to the main stage. Last year marked a huge departure with all the Disney and Marvel projects choosing to abstain from Comic-Con and instead focusing their efforts on Disney’s 23 Expo (aka DisneyCon). This was a massive
Our friends at Hopko Designs sent us this cool poster for Jon Favreau’s ELF to help gets us into the holiday spirit. I love December because there are so many Holiday movies on TV and great films being released in theaters. In honor of this cool poster check out my Top Five
Here is a cool fan-made poster for SWINGERS. This is one of those films that I can watch over and over again repeating the lines with my friends. Vince Vaughn and Jon Favreau were perfect together on screen. I loved MADE, which I feel is horribly underrated. Take a look