A ‘Jumanji’ for the video-game generation

A ‘Jumanji’ for the video-game generation

What threatened to be cynical exploitation of an elegant, critically lauded picture book instead proves to be something more palatable in the rollicking, if loosely adapted, “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.” Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, and Jack Black might not seem the likeliest casting for breathing life into the rich black-and-white pastels of Beverly-based illustrator…