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Hot Take: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle | Movie Hot Take
Hot Take: I expected to hate it. Didn't hate it. There was something that didn't sit right with the idea of another Jumanji film. Maybe it was the passing of Robin Williams or maybe it was the fact that I just didn't think the original Jumanji was all that great but I certainly wasn't looking forward to Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. It took some time to settle in and no one will mistake it for cinematic genius but Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle manages to be very entertaining and even laugh out loud funny at times. It's misplaced summer popcorn flick that found its way into the winter season. How Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle didn't do itself any favors was with an opening act ripped directly from The Breakfast Club. The four main characters in their teenage form all find their way to detention and while there uncover a video game version of Jumanji. Of course, the four of them decide to play it rather than complete the arduous task of pulling staples out of old magazines. (We've