Does Modernizing Tarzan Work?

How ‘The Legend of Tarzan’ Got Modernized via The Wall Street Journal

How ‘The Legend of Tarzan’ Got Modernized
via The Wall Street Journal

‘The Legend of Tarzan’ Review: Even the ‘Original’ Summer Movies Feel Like Sequels This Year via Screen Crush

‘The Legend of Tarzan’ Review: Even the ‘Original’ Summer Movies Feel Like Sequels This Year
via Screen Crush

THE BASICS: Lucy Feldman of The Wall Street Journal writes that the 21st century approach to the film adds complexity to the original tale and introduces a classic to the new generation, whereas Matt Singer of Screen Crush writes that the film tries too hard to create a new concept for Tarzan and in turn, delivers a weak “legacyquel” with surface level characters.