Throwback Thursday-Jumanji (1995)

To some, a board game is just that. But in Jumanji, it is much more.

Alan Parrish (the late Robin Williams) has been stuck inside to the game Jumanji for decades. Judy (Kirsten Dunst) and Peter (Bradley Pierce) have just lost their parents. Moving to new town with their aunt Nora (Bebe Neuwirth), they discover the game and start to play. Alan returns from the game. Now they must finish what was started decades ago by Alan and his childhood best friend Sarah (Bonnie Hunt) before the game takes over the city.

This movie is interesting. It certainly has more action than a typical Robin Williams movie. But underneath the action and the humor is a sense of loss that can only be undone when the main characters must finish what has already been started.

I recommend it.

 

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