Robin Williams helps 'Jumanji' deliver suspense


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Bradley Pierce, Kirsten Dunst, Robin Williams and Bonnie Hunt sense trouble is heading their way in Joe Johnston's "Jumanji" in 1995. The movie plays Friday in Kneeland Park.

Shelton is running its Movies in the Park series this summer, showing free-admission films every Friday from July 14 through Aug. 18 in Kneeland Park, so I'm running six weeks of reviews of each week's featured films, starting with the 1995 safari fantasy "Jumanji," starring Robin Williams.

"Jumanji" kicks off the city's movie series this Friday.

Among my fellow film nerds, director Joe Johnston gets a bad rap for being a solid yet unambitious meat-and-potatoes filmmaker, who's responsible for such favorites as "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids" in 1989, "The Rocketeer" in 1991 and "Captain America...

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