This was such a creative way to bring back Jumanji! It’s funny, the cast had great chemistry, and they managed some sweet moments amongst the comedy.
They took a thought that I’m sure has popped in to the minds of 100% of parents and made it literal. The result is disturbing, twisted, sick, and absolutely batshit. Even as a non parent I was like damn, they really doing this. There’s a scene that my entire body just rejected. I felt sick with it!
It made for a fantastic black comedy horror film though! Nicolas Cage goes full on mental in this one!
I haven't watched this since I was younger. As an adult I have some observations -
Dutch gets so pissed when he finds out Dillon led them into the jungle under false pretenses. He says his team doesn't do jobs like this. They are a special forces operation?! Why wouldn't they do jobs that involve taking out potential terrorists and gathering intelligence?
At the end when Dutch lights the torch and lets loose the warrior howl I wonder if the…