The Lion King - Movie Review

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  • Phil Begay
    Phil Begay  6 minutes back

    Was not needed. CGI was off the hook but lacked any originality.

    • Stevie J Reviews
      Stevie J Reviews  9 minutes back

      Hi Chris, I thought it was apparent that James Earl Jones has aged 25 years. It wasn’t quite shot for shot and some of what was left out really felt disappointing. Completely agree that it is soulless. Thanks Chris.

      • King-Emperor Botolf Zain Isembard of Pleiades

        I can see all the kunta nigros howling and mubbin to this movie
        Nigros names Hakeem or some shit

        • T2266
          T2266  30 minutes back

          Why is there any debate? What's LIFE action about it? It's all 3D animation, therefore an animated film.

          • billa381
            billa381  37 minutes back

            Problem was people were going into this film straight away comparing it to the animated film, which is wrong. This movie I agree felt abit too much “ctrl c and ctrl v” but overall was a stunning masterpiece. The music was great and gave the nostalgia feel. At the end of the day you can’t please everybody, but as far as I know most people are complaining due to the fact the characters have no soul and come across dull. Well that Is what you will get with photorealistic cgi on animals. It’s very hard to get emotion to come out.
            The whole point of this movie was to give a more realistic feel of the lion king rather than an animated feature, and imo they succeeded. Unfortunately people like to slam the people who worked on trying to recreate a masterpiece.

            • H. Lecture
              H. Lecture  48 minutes back

              Rafiki was always my favourite too. My biggest disappointments were his character, and that iconic scene at the end (in the original) when Scar jumps through the fire before Simba sends him tumbling. That would have looked amazing in this film.

              • mel61jets
                mel61jets  53 minutes back

                Love your T-shirt

                • Patricio Meneses
                  Patricio Meneses  59 minutes back

                  What is the reason for Disney's remakes?.... $$$$$$

                  • Karla Bravo
                    Karla Bravo  1 hours back

                    Entertaining but inconsequential.
                    Huge on the technical part, but without the magic that has the original.

                    • Marvin Davis Jr
                      Marvin Davis Jr  1 hours back

                      Shill

                      • Paolo Araya
                        Paolo Araya  1 hours back

                        Too bad you're the 'expert' but don't use this review to promote the archetypes and do some explaining to your fans. Unless you don't know what I'm talking about...

                        • Marvin Davis Jr
                          Marvin Davis Jr  1 hours back

                          Shill

                          • MrOathFlame
                            MrOathFlame  1 hours back

                            The Lion King: The Boomer review

                            • Marvin Davis Jr
                              Marvin Davis Jr  1 hours back

                              Oh god ur such a vagaga. .. a C? Youtube reviewers are in the disney dollaz

                              • Mayron
                                Mayron  1 hours back

                                This movie really should have been a D. It has zero creativity, originality, and removed all the personality of the origin.

                                • Hasan Abdullah
                                  Hasan Abdullah  1 hours back

                                  It's difficult to capture facial expressions with the more realistic animations in this movie
                                  The original was able to do this very well which allowed for much more emotion
                                  But the graphics were so life-like it was stunning

                                  • Saira Ailia
                                    Saira Ailia  1 hours back

                                    Simba's paws are SO squeezable! Off topic, but it's true.

                                    • Donnie R.
                                      Donnie R.  1 hours back

                                      People complaining that photo-realistic renders of Lions aren't showing human emotions on their faces. So stupid.

                                      Movie was amazing.

                                      • Carlos 11220
                                        Carlos 11220  2 hours back

                                        This wanted to go so much for realism, that they sacrificed on all the characters facial expressions. They all seemed dead inside. Update: I didn't watch the whole video and you said what i said lol

                                        • Joshua Annear
                                          Joshua Annear  2 hours back

                                          "A-Sata-Sanna, squash banana"

                                          • Joshua Annear
                                            Joshua Annear  2 hours back

                                            "IS THAT A CHALLENGE!!"
                                            "COZ NOBODY MESSES WITH YOUR DAD"
                                            "YOU HAVE FORGOTTEN WHO YOU ARE, AND SO HAVE FORGOTTEN ME".

                                            So many great lines either cut or said with no emotion.

                                            • Laurence Johnson
                                              Laurence Johnson  2 hours back

                                              I think the biggest issue with this movie is the difference in expression due to the animation. With two dimensional animation you can get whacky and humorous. This animation, you can't do that because realism they can't imitate those same reactions and emotions. And it would have been in the acting but the voice actors didn't record together which really would have made it sell

                                              • Skippy the Alien
                                                Skippy the Alien  2 hours back

                                                This is proof that Hollywood fucking sucks. All they care about these days is "being woke." Every movie is a goddamn rip-off or some comic book movie.

                                                Look at the new Child's Play. Why on earth was that movie made? What the fuck was even the point? Was there a gigantic clamoring for Child's Play? No.

                                                • Polgon MG
                                                  Polgon MG  2 hours back

                                                  Y’all tripping this movie was hilarious

                                                  • Shayeeza Williams
                                                    Shayeeza Williams  2 hours back

                                                    N rafeeke didn't say much

                                                    • Shayeeza Williams
                                                      Shayeeza Williams  2 hours 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  2 hours 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  2 hours 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  3 hours back

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

                                                            • hbert06
                                                              hbert06  3 hours back

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

                                                              • Pranoy Rai
                                                                Pranoy Rai  3 hours back

                                                                live action or animation?

                                                                • Cheese House
                                                                  Cheese House  3 hours 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  3 hours back

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

                                                                    • Desiree Milam
                                                                      Desiree Milam  3 hours back

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

                                                                      • mizz_marvel
                                                                        mizz_marvel  3 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  4 hours back

                                                                          Chris the boring man.

                                                                          • Julio Cesar Violo
                                                                            Julio Cesar Violo  4 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  4 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  4 hours back

                                                                                where did you get the shirt?

                                                                                • Cam Dobler
                                                                                  Cam Dobler  4 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  4 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  4 hours back

                                                                                      Very well said

                                                                                      • wu jimmy
                                                                                        wu jimmy  4 hours back

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

                                                                                        • Akshh
                                                                                          Akshh  4 hours back

                                                                                          I hope atleast now Disney stop remaking movies

                                                                                          • Zealot Zealot
                                                                                            Zealot Zealot  5 hours back

                                                                                            The movie was dry.

                                                                                            • Pulp Ted
                                                                                              Pulp Ted  5 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  5 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  5 hours back

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

                                                                                              • LionOfYAHudahRules1
                                                                                                LionOfYAHudahRules1  5 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!