What’s the story?
The audiences always like a Sci-fi comedy action with some emotions! Jumanji is one of them and is enjoyed by people of all ages. It is based on a fantasy picture book for children released back in 1981 and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg, an American author. Now only that book but even the series of its films have gained massive popularity till now worldwide. So, the latest release of this movie franchise is ‘The Next Level’!
It is interesting to watch this movie because many of the casts are repeated from its prequel. The film involves the leading roles of Danny Glover, Nick Jonas, and Kevin Hart. You will surely like the performance of Dwayne Johnson, Danny DeVito, Awkwafina, Karen Gillan, and Jack Black.
Jake Kasdan was handled the responsibility of its direction. The Next Level’s story had been written by Scott Rosenberg, Jeff Pinkner, and Jake Kasdan. Henry Jackman composed music! By the way, the film was shot between Jan to May 2019. It includes places like Hawaii, Imperial Dunes, Fortress Mountain Resort, Calgary, New Mexico, and Atlanta.
It was released back on 13th December 2019 in Canada and the US, and the movie has a run time of about 2 hours. By the way, it had been pre-release in many Asian countries on 5th December 2019. In Australia, it was released on 26th December 2019. Whereas, in the Netherlands and Nordic nations, it was premiered in theaters on 8th December 2019!
Three years after its prequel, “Welcome to the Jungle,” teenager’s same troop is rescuing a friend. Further, they are being joined by two more unwitting additions, and they all get trapped in the world of a game named Jumanji. In this new place, they get new avatars as physical appearance but have the original souls.
They have their unique powers as the characters of a game. Therefore, to come out of it, they need to face new challenges and problems to save the land from a new villain. The best part of ‘The Next Level’ is that each of the game characters has got three lives. There are possibilities when they can interchange their avatars with each other as well.
Is it any good?
The film has achieved the tenth position in the list of highest-grossing movies of 2019. ‘The Next Level’ of Jumanji has got most of the positive acclaims from the critical response. It is also evenly loved by viewers of different countries who the movie praised a lot!
On IMDb, the Jumanji’s Next level has been rated with a score of 6.7 from a total of 10 from more than one lakh sixty-eight thousand online voters. The film is a Box Office hit by doing a business of about $800 million produced in about $130 million.
There are many striking visual effects and an exciting screenplay. It is an excellent mix of science fiction with reality. You will undoubtedly engage in it, just like traveling with the characters in a new game place.
All in all, The Next Level is a comedy adventure American fantasy movie. It is a well-planned great sequel to Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, released back in 2017 following the film Jumanji released in 1995.
This latest film is the fourth part of the American media franchise, i.e., Jumanji! It is almost a depiction of a game, and most of you might not be satisfied with its length and desire more Fun. So good news for such fanatics of this film franchise!
The adventure is not limited here, since the makers are working on another sequel to it. They are developing a new story that we hope will be loaded with more excitement, so be ready for more excitement! It would be attractive to watching how characters will face a new world of Jumanji and how they tackle new challenges in the game!