Why in the wide, wide, world of sports would anybody make a big-budget feature film from a decades-old, animated cartoon parody of Nelson Eddy/Jeanette MacDonald movies? Four words: GEORGE OF THE JUNGLE, also created by cartoon auteur Jay Ward. Writer/director
Hugh Wilson's film begins promisingly, with a new animated Fractured Fairy Tale
segment that nails the look and tone of the original Bullwinkle Show
; Boomer parents in the screening audience howled with delight. The live action that follows, however, is nowhere near as faithful to
its source, though the hip ten-year-olds in the crowd the film's intended demographic and, as such, too youn...