The Jungle Book Diamond Edition Blu-ray Review

I did not grow up watching Disney animated movies like most kids (ironically, I am now conversant in them almost to the level of a true Disnoid). Indeed, I only remember having seen three in my young years: Lady and the Tramp, The Black Calderon and The Jungle Book. My memories of The Jungle Book being particularly thin, it was with great and somewhat nostalgic anticipation that I approached Disney’s new Blu-ray release of the film. Hit the jump for my review. Based on Rudyard Kipling’s short stories (originally published in magazines and later collected into a book of the same name), The Jungle Book follows Mowgli (Bruce Reitherman) Aka the Man Cub, a young boy who was lost in the Indian jungle as a babe and subsequently raised by woods. When the human-hating tiger Shere Khan (George Sanders) appears, the animals determine that Mowgli should return to

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