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  1. #1. The expert use of CGI
  2. #2. The good film score
  3. #3 The movie story
  4. #4. The brilliant cast

The Jungle Book Is A Perfect Movie With CGI

The Jungle Book is a timeless classic that has captured the imaginations of audiences for generations. From Rudyard Kipling's original book to countless adaptations and retellings, the story of Mowgli and his adventures in the jungle has become a beloved part of popular culture.

In 2016, Disney released a new adaptation of The Jungle Book that brought the story to life like never before. This version was unique in that it utilized cutting-edge CGI technology to create a world that was both realistic and fantastical. The result was a stunningly beautiful film that perfectly captured the spirit of the original story while also introducing new elements and characters.

But what makes The Jungle Book such a perfect movie with CGI? And what makes the movie stand out from other iconic CGI movies like Avatar or Avengers franchise? In this article, we will explore all these aspects and more, delving into the ways that CGI has transformed our experience of this classic tale. Still, there're some other reasons to make the movie perfect, keep scrolling down and check them out!

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#1. The expert use of CGI

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Fans may agree that The Jungle Book (2016) is not only the best live-action Disney movie, but also a perfect movie. And the expert use of CGI plays a pivotal role in this movie. The 2016 version of The Jungle Book made use of advanced CGI technology to bring the characters and the jungle setting to life. The film used a combination of motion capture performances and computer-generated imagery to create the animals and other elements of the jungle environment.

The visual effects in The Jungle Book were highly praised for their realism and attention to detail. The animators worked extensively to create realistic movements and behaviors for the animals, which helped to make the film feel more immersive and believable.

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In addition to being a technological Marvel with its superb CGI use, The Jungle Book is simply stunningly photographed. scenes that are really breathtaking to view. The entire movie is a visual feast from one scene to the next, with some absolutely fantastic shots even in the climactic combat sequence with Shere Khan, which was shot at night with only the light of the burning jungle illuminating the action.

We shouldn't be shocked, given that Bill Pope, the film's cinematographer has worked on Spider-Man 2 and 3, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, and Baby Driver, among other films.

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#2. The good film score

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In addition to the movie's success, the film score, which was composed by George Bruns, doesn't need to win any Oscars to prove anything. Because it really made what good film scores are supposed to. The audience can feel the movie via the film score. Sometimes, scores end up as a sort of accompaniment to the movie that sounds pretty good but doesn't enhance and elevate the emotion in scenes, and even make us feel that emotion just by listening to it, without the movie, that's how you know you have a good score.

And by God, does John Debney make the movie emotionally engaging? The unspoken homage rule for remakes is satisfied and it doesn't feel like a reasonable attempt to cash in on nostalgia by using the Bare Necessities song from the original 1967 film as a motif in the score. It's so wonderful that I can't listen to "The Man Village" without getting chills. Even Edvard Grieg's "Morning Mood"-style composition "Wolves - Law of the Jungle" produces a similar mood, making Bagheera's narration practically melt in your ears.

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#3 The movie story

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The story comes in third on the list. Now that it's a remake of a movie based on a book, the plot hasn't changed much since it was first published in 1894. The individuals in this film, though, are what elevate that narrative. Little Mowgli, who was compelled to leave the only home he had ever known, found himself on an unplanned voyage of self-discovery. Because he is such a talented young man, Mowgli is a hero you want to succeed and see triumph in the end. Like Mowgli's impression of the wolf pups, the interactions between the characters have a solid, real sense to them. The relationship between Mowgli and Raksha is too pure, which is why the scene in which leaves fall feels 50 times heavier than it should.

And one of the most dreadful villains of the 2010s, if not the entire 21st century, is the big terrible, one-eyed tiger known as Shere Khan. You are terrified waiting to see what he will do during any scene involving him. One of my all-time favorite scenes involves him being introduced at Peace Rock.

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#4. The brilliant cast

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Naturally, all of this is only possible because of the outstanding cast. Casting for a project like this may be difficult, and using celebrity voice performers has its own drawbacks. However, this cast was simply outstanding. Ben Kingsley and Bill Murray complement one another nicely and make it enjoyable to witness the tense relationship between the rigorous Bagheera and the distant, laid-back Baloo develop.

From Scarlett Johansson as Kaa to Idris Elba as the powerful, menacing, and almost majestic Shere Khan, all the performers almost flawlessly portray their roles. It all functions, which is not usually the case. But Mowgli is the link that holds everything together. Neel Sethi is a master at this, adding believability to everything, not just with his words, but with the small gestures that draw you in and make you believe you're seeing a little boy in the forest.

Only a few films can honestly claim to be perfect, but we truly feel that Jon Favreau's The Jungle Book is one of them. Do you agree with that? Let's share your opinions in the comments!

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