George of the Jungle

It’s the king of jungle comedies.

Riffing on Tarzan, the cartoon morphs into live action, with a never-better Brendan Fraser bringing the accident-prone vine-swinger to life.

I originally saw George in theaters back in the late ’90s, during the heyday of video store life, and have returned to it many times since.

Most recently, I introduced it to the younger nephews when it popped up on Disney+.

That it made the eight-year-old fall off the couch laughing, while still earning giggles from the old guy watching it for the 247th time, is proof that good dumb fun is eternal.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s