The Lion King - Movie Review

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  • Shayeeza Williams
    Shayeeza Williams  6 minutes back

    N rafeeke didn't say much

    • Shayeeza Williams
      Shayeeza Williams  7 minutes back

      I was disappointed with that pumba did nt dress n do d hula n d part wen d hyaena didn't fall In d prickly bush other thn that it was good every thing was like real life

      • The dark lord
        The dark lord  10 minutes back

        I like how this guy tells the movie isn't that great, but he tells it with respect. All the negative reviews are so respectless like 'I laughed so hard when mufasa died' or 'this movie needs to be leave our planet now, such a boomer'. I don't think it is the best movie ever but i have a lot of respect how they created such a realistic looking movie

        • The dark lord
          The dark lord  14 minutes back

          I think people expect to much. I didn't watched it as critical as people probably did. I loved to see my favorite childhood movie in another skin

          • carlitos05
            carlitos05  19 minutes back

            Cutting Rafiki's and Simba's scene about forgetting the past was criminal!! WHAT WERE THEY THINKING?!

            • hbert06
              hbert06  29 minutes back

              I was completely blown away by this movie! It was simply great!

              • Pranoy Rai
                Pranoy Rai  49 minutes back

                live action or animation?

                • Cheese House
                  Cheese House  54 minutes back

                  I personally loved the film because I basically wanted to see the lion king in cgi and that’s what they gave us.

                  • DooM DooMerson
                    DooM DooMerson  60 minutes back

                    Bisney owns way more than media properties... Look into it.

                    • Desiree Milam
                      Desiree Milam  1 hours back

                      But thats what it is exactly a "remake" Hello!!!!! Not to hate but I thought it was awesome!

                      • mizz_marvel
                        mizz_marvel  1 hours back

                        If anything this movie makes me hesitant to see future remakes. I've enjoyed remakes in the past but this one was clearly a straight up money grab. It was a waste of time and I kept sitting there in the theater the entire time waiting for the movie to be over. Sure its visually impressive but that gets old really quick when you realize the characters you know and love are soulless shells of what they use to be. Overall it was alright. A good movie for kids I guess. But I don't ever see myself watching this movie again. I'd rather watch the original Lion King which does a much better job at telling the story.

                        • Daniel Luther
                          Daniel Luther  1 hours back

                          Chris the boring man.

                          • Julio Cesar Violo
                            Julio Cesar Violo  2 hours back

                            The fact that its a shot for shot remake said as a negative point... I have to respectfully disagree. Different experience is a good enough reason in my opinion to release a new movie, I don’t think that remakes need all the time to have new scenes or different takes on a character, or whatever, I mean, the broadway show is fantasyic and is also the exact same, no one complains about it. I think this particular approach is justified.

                            • Yeet Street
                              Yeet Street  2 hours back

                              What they should’ve done was make it like an actual nature documentary, but without a narrator. no dialouge, just the atmosphere of the wildlife. Would’ve been far greater than trying to do both

                              • Rika24
                                Rika24  2 hours back

                                where did you get the shirt?

                                • Cam Dobler
                                  Cam Dobler  2 hours back

                                  It's a double edged sword because if they create the exact same shot for shot film then it's somewhat boring and predictable, but if they try and change things about it and be creative, people will get pissed that it's not the same movie they grew up with. The director is screwed either way.

                                  • Lend Me Your Ears
                                    Lend Me Your Ears  2 hours back

                                    I agree with you on a few things. Namely that I also didn’t care much for Aladdin and that they messed up Rafiki in this remake. I had some more thoughts in my review. Would be honored if you found the time to check it out.

                                    Your review was great! Thanks for sharing your thoughts!

                                    • blossom pinkheart
                                      blossom pinkheart  2 hours back

                                      Very well said

                                      • wu jimmy
                                        wu jimmy  2 hours back

                                        You should really watch the Korean movie "Parasite " Best movie of the year so far.

                                        • Akshh
                                          Akshh  2 hours back

                                          I hope atleast now Disney stop remaking movies

                                          • Zealot Zealot
                                            Zealot Zealot  2 hours back

                                            The movie was dry.

                                            • Pulp Ted
                                              Pulp Ted  3 hours back

                                              It’s not a shot for shot remake. There are a few shots that are new. However, it’s 90% shot for shot remake.

                                              • Marcel Nobrega
                                                Marcel Nobrega  3 hours back

                                                They rape the be prepared song it was cringy to hear and no nazis too just because some snow flake will feel ofended, its just sad people aren't mature anymore to know a joke when they see one.

                                                • Burger Eater
                                                  Burger Eater  2 hours back

                                                  The nazi thing works as a cartoon but not with this ultra-realistic style they're going to with.

                                              • LionOfYAHudahRules1
                                                LionOfYAHudahRules1  3 hours back

                                                Great review I echo your thoughts exactly! The seen with Mufasa in the clouds was not good, the animated film actually showed his image giving it greater impact!

                                                • Josh w
                                                  Josh w  3 hours back

                                                  I agree 100%! Took my nephew to see it Friday. I didn’t hate it, but it was basically a shot for shot duplication with no personality. I stand by my original thought from when they announced it was coming, what’s the point?

                                                  • Kevinappears
                                                    Kevinappears  3 hours back

                                                    Ugh, I wanted the movie to be an exact remake of 94’ but I’m not happy either.

                                                    • Some One
                                                      Some One  4 hours back

                                                      Removing the Mr. Pig joke in favour of a fat acceptance argument made me retch.

                                                      • Mayank Verma
                                                        Mayank Verma  4 hours back

                                                        I'm saving my money for Hobbs and Shaw, and Ford v Ferrari.

                                                      • LennyBOI
                                                        LennyBOI  4 hours back

                                                        "Hey,what should we do next?Any ideas?"
                                                        "OH,OH,OH!" raises hand*
                                                        "Yes Bob?"
                                                        slams table* "THE LION KING BUT MORE REALISTIC!"
                                                        "Well,that doesn't sound so bad.Might as well go for it?We already did so many adaptations already."
                                                        "EXCEPT,WE SHOULD MAKE THE PERSONALITIES FOR THE CHARACTERS REALISTIC TOO!"
                                                        ^ that is why I think they made the movie so soulless and took away so much from the characters. *Realism*

                                                        • Control Z Channel
                                                          Control Z Channel  4 hours back

                                                          2D animation works because the animals are really just humans in animal form. In the case of this movie, they're actually animals doing human things and it comes off as hilariously weird.

                                                          • Mayank Verma
                                                            Mayank Verma  4 hours back

                                                            With all do respect I think the reason they didn't make any changes to the movie is because they wanted to respect the original and they had fear of backlash for making changes to the story and doing anything major to the movie.

                                                            • Morgane
                                                              Morgane  5 hours back

                                                              100% agree. I'm not going to see this live action because it is a copy and paste of the original. I love the cast though. And the visuals are stunning. But it's the same movie. I would've seen it only if it was the original animated film with this movie's cast as the voice actors. That's why the only remakes I'm going to see are The Little Mermaid, Mulan, (because I KNOW they're changing it up, these movies will have a new approach to them) and probably Atlantis if they ever make it bc it's so underrated, it's a personal favourite (diverse characters in the original so no need for big debates) and it has so much potential as a live action, it could look so amazing with all the new CGI tech we have today. If only they used the tech they used in the Lion King in a movie less "famous AF" (like Atlantis), it would've had more of an impact on me for sure.

                                                              • Aki Nara
                                                                Aki Nara  5 hours back

                                                                Take the old version, remove the soul and emotions that made the movie successful (even if it was stolen from Kimba), add some super realistic graphics, there you go. Thats what the Lion King 2019 is

                                                                • SuperWolfkin
                                                                  SuperWolfkin  5 hours back

                                                                  I disagree. This movie does have a personality. It just isn't a good one.

                                                                  • Katie Fodera
                                                                    Katie Fodera  5 hours back

                                                                    My thoughts:
                                                                    1.Nathan Lane was SO better as Timon.
                                                                    2.Could have been called The Beyonce Movie.
                                                                    3.Both Simba voices were not great (especially the kids voice)
                                                                    4.I didn't like the Beauty and the Beast product placement sung by Timon in the hyenna scene.

                                                                    • JunkiezGaming
                                                                      JunkiezGaming  5 hours back

                                                                      Live action Treasure Planet.
                                                                      Make it happen Disney.

                                                                      • Chris topher
                                                                        Chris topher  6 hours back

                                                                        I just wish they would stop doing remakes and do something new

                                                                        • Ancap Otaku
                                                                          Ancap Otaku  6 hours back

                                                                          Fuck Disney and all these remakes

                                                                        • Teddy Dwyane
                                                                          Teddy Dwyane  6 hours back

                                                                          It's 2019 and Disney must show the world their tech power

                                                                          • Cat Whisperer
                                                                            Cat Whisperer  6 hours back

                                                                            C...for copy and paste? Lol

                                                                            • mefisto654
                                                                              mefisto654  6 hours back

                                                                              Meh. Intoduction of the video saying that "xyz ...as in 1994" is a crap. The film makes things from original worse, so I wouldn't use such narrative.

                                                                              • Bookmice
                                                                                Bookmice  6 hours back

                                                                                The lion king was a rip off of the Japanese animated film series 'Kimba, the white lion'.

                                                                                • MrGlasspider
                                                                                  MrGlasspider  6 hours back

                                                                                  So they tried to make so called "real" animals to dance and sing. Am I the only one who thinks, that is the most stupid thing ever? Real lion is not able to talk, sing and dance for a reason. A real lion does not have muscles and bones required for such actions. A real lion's face is emotionless. That's why it works with traditional animation and would work in cartoony 3d animation, but does not in freaking "realistic" 3d. Disney, you blew it once again.

                                                                                  • Master Monkey
                                                                                    Master Monkey  7 hours back

                                                                                    Btw this was clearly made for people who were cubs when the original came out to take their kids to now because they're now kings and queens with cubs and it's nostalgic...it's a very smart move...so I don't know why everyone is questioning why they made this...

                                                                                    • Cutie Critty
                                                                                      Cutie Critty  7 hours back

                                                                                      I would give the movie a B-. I enjoyed the movie but there's no expression on the faces of each character...that doent help. So, in turn, that made the characters a little bland. However, the visuals, the music, and the real to life animals make the movie so enjoyable to watch. I want to see it again because of that.

                                                                                      • Master Monkey
                                                                                        Master Monkey  7 hours back

                                                                                        It's good but compared to the OLD one the songs are all ruined, Everytime they hit an epic note in a song in the old one in this one they fucking trilled off and made it sound stupid. voice actors were actually really bad especially adult Childish Gambino and Beyonce wtf were they thinking?, the 3 hyenas were the worst part for me, though, where was the crazy one?? They replaced Whoopie Goldberg with someone who whispers in a voice I guess they think is somehow scary? The only joke they even made was "don't stand so close....yeah that's a better distance" and noone laughed at it...some great visuals though and the timone (sp?) Voice actor was decent I guess

                                                                                        • David Broughall
                                                                                          David Broughall  7 hours back

                                                                                          If all the characters are CGI, it's not live action. They're not real lions, they are computer generated, made to look real.

                                                                                          • MrJdtjose
                                                                                            MrJdtjose  7 hours back

                                                                                            Where did you get that shirt though?