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Happy Tuesday and happy St. Patty’s day but most importantly everyone stay safe out there, wash your hands, social distance yourself and all that jazz, its no joke don’t be a jerk. But anyway today’s pick is Jumanji: The Next Level—I don’t remember if that’s what I teased last week or not but that’s what the pick is now.
When Spencer goes back into the fantastical world of Jumanji, pals Martha, Fridge, and Bethany re-enter the game to bring him home. But the game is now broken — and fighting back. Everything the friends know about Jumanji is about to change, as they soon discover there’s more obstacles and more danger to overcome. – Sony Pictures Releasing
If I’m being honest this movie has no reason to exist and neither did its prior installment but hey here we are. But I’d be lying if I said this movie and the last one weren’t a blast. This movie is basically the same as the last one but they added Danny Devito and Danny Glover and that’s it. In all honesty, this movie is an uproarious bast, it’s not going to win any awards but it is a damn good time. Good action and good laughs. Fun for the whole family.
Included with the Blu-ray:
- Blu-ray Disc
- Digital HD
- Special Features
- Gag Reel
- “Rhys Darby Wants To Jingle”: How do you top Jack Black and Nick Jonas’s unforgettable theme song for the first one? Everyone’s favorite Non Player Character, Rhys Darby is ready to take it to the next, next level.
- “Body Swapping: Snapping Into Character”: “In the latest Jumanji adventure, the avatar roles are turned on their heads with new characters and hilarious performances.”
- “Back Together: Reuniting the Cast”: Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan and Jack Black are back and better than ever as they share their excitement to reunite.
- “Level Up: Making Jumanji: The Next Level”: From breathtaking scenery, wild adventure, new characters and more- go behind the scenes with the cast and crew as they take Jumanji to the Next Level.
- “Scene Breakdown: Ostrich Chase”: Jump in your dune buggy and go inside the epic ostrich chase scene as the filmmakers and visual effects team breakdown the creation of this memorable scene.
- “Scene Breakdown: Mandrill Bridges”: Moving rope bridges, giant mandrills and incredible stunt work make the mandrills attack one of the most adrenaline pack parts of this film. In this scene breakdown, see how they pulled it off.
- “Awkwafina Cat Burglar”: To prepare for her roles as pickpocket, Ming Fleetwood, superstar Awkwafina got a little too method behind the scenes.
- “NPC Confessions: Jurgen The Brutal”: Being the bad guy isn’t all glory. Jurgen The Brutal gets real in this candid confessional.
- “Grow Up:” Danny DeVito and Danny Glover help Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart get in touch with their inner grumpy old men.
- “Telenovela”: Kevin Hart gets lost in translation in this melodramatic promo.
- “VFX Pre-Vis: Zeppelin Battle”: Compare the detail of the visual effects pre visualization reel and the final picture breakdown of the thrilling Zeppelin battle.
- “VFX Pre-Vis: Ostrich Chase”: Track the progression from pre-visualization to finished scene in a side by side comparison of the ostrich chase.
- AR GAME: The 4K UHD, Blu-ray and DVD include a collectible map that is fully interactive, employing Augmented Reality to bring Jumanji to life through a smart phone, allowing users to create their own 8-bit Avatar, navigate a series of mini games and much more!
Also available this week:
- A Hidden Life
- Richard Jewell
- Bamboozled (2000) Criterion Collection release
- Black Christmas
- Man in the Shadow
- One Piece: Stampede
- The Stalking Moon
- Superman: Red Son
- Attack on Titan SEASON 3 PART 2
- Crashing SEASON 3
Next week, war and please wash your hands and be safe.