Very formulaic, but the animation is fantastic! Worth a watch for that alone.
No more apparent is the goal of Jon Favreau’s The Jungle Book than in its wonderful opening credits.
Rendered in a mix of 3D CG and what appears to be hand-drawn animation, the credits quickly rush us through the traditional Disney castle opening – rendered as if it were drawn in the 1960’s – into a lush, incredibly realistic jungle setting…and would you believe it? None of it. Not a leaf, not a branch, not a ray of sunshine, is…