Tag Archives: Jake Kasdan

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

THE GAME HAS EVOLVED.  Four teenagers are sucked into a mysterious video game that transports them to a jungle where they are physically transformed into the avatars they chose; now they have a mission to complete. A belated sequel to Jumanji (1995) that initially makes a half-hearted stab at connecting with the original, but the … Continue reading Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Bad Teacher

SHE DOESN’T GIVE AN “F”. After getting dumped by her boyfriend, gold-digging middle school teacher Elizabeth Halsey (Cameron Diaz) sets her sights on a new target, a wealthy colleague (Justin Timberlake). This may sound like a sequel to Bad Santa (2003) and the films do share traits; Diaz’s teacher is also a completely ruthless low-life … Continue reading Bad Teacher