The Jungle Book

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The Jungle Book Reimagined: how an eight-year-old girl helped reinvent a classic
UK choreographer Akram Khan planned his new show while working from home, with his daughter drawing in the corner. She overheard his meetings – and had some notes

Dee Jefferson

26, Jan, 2024 @2:00 PM

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Akram Khan’s Jungle Book Reimagined review – a bleak post-apocalyptic vision
A grim, sporadically great show sees Mowgli saved by animals who have taken over idle land in the wake of climate disaster

Lyndsey Winship

08, Apr, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Mowgli, Bagheera, Baloo: Rudyard Kipling’s own sketches of the Jungle Book cast revealed
Until recently, drawings made to help shape the characters could only be seen in the British Library. Now they will feature in a new edition

Dalya Alberge

21, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Come-hither lions and sleazy old owls: when Disney classics are difficult
I thought the Disney+ archive of classic films was a perfect lockdown diversion for my kids – until I rewatched them

Stuart Heritage

14, May, 2020 @11:00 AM

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From tragic to magic: what's the best Disney remake so far?
As The Lion King roars into cinemas, the CGI spectacle continues an ever-expanding line of flashy new takes on the studio’s library of animated classics

Charles Bramesco

22, Jul, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Mary Poppins, The BFG and Spectre: your complete Christmas film guide
The best festive films, from the classic The Grand Budapest Hotel, to modern favourites such as Up and Brooklyn, plus the creepy baby from Twilight and everything in between

Paul Howlett and Phil Harrison

15, Dec, 2018 @10:00 AM

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Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle review – a stunningly strange beast
Mowgli, Baloo and co get a visually dazzling upgrade, but there’s too much animal trauma to make this child-friendly

Wendy Ide

30, Nov, 2018 @7:00 AM

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On the jungle trail: revisiting Kipling's children's classic
Katherine Rundell was thrilled by the idea of plunging back into the world of Mowgli, Bagheera and Mother Wolf ... but could she create a prequel to The Jungle Book without killing the magic?

Katherine Rundell

08, Sep, 2018 @10:00 AM

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Pixel wizards: meet the unsung heroes bringing your favourite films to life
Forget directors, the real stars behind the likes of The Jungle Book and Star Wars are the VFX artists who build their digital worlds. We report from the cutting edge festival offering a glimpse into the secret life of cinema

Steve Rose

25, Sep, 2017 @8:42 AM

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Will Moonlight beat La La land? Our final Oscars 2017 awards predictions
The Academy Awards take place in Hollywood tonight – and you can follow all the action from 11pm GMT on theguardian.com. But first, it’s time for us to put our money where our mouth is

Guardian Film

27, Feb, 2017 @1:04 AM

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Baftas 2017: full list of winners
All the winners from the 2017 Bafta film awards

Guardian film

12, Feb, 2017 @8:59 PM

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Rogue One's CGI resurrection tech: how 'ghosting' will change Hollywood
Peter Cushing-style reappearances might soon be used to solve all kinds of problems, from Ben Affleck’s discomfort in the Batsuit to Benedict Cumberbatch’s busy schedule

Ben Child

16, Jan, 2017 @5:23 PM

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