The Lion King - Movie Review

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  • AttackCasserole
    AttackCasserole  2 minutes back

    You basically confirmed all of my worries from when I watched the trailer, so you saved me ten bucks! Thanks bunches.

    • Jennifer Hyde
      Jennifer Hyde  40 minutes back

      They should have just re-released The Lion King.

      • ATOM FILMS official
        ATOM FILMS official  45 minutes back

        "I got that shit on vinyl"

        • TheGirlWithNoName
          TheGirlWithNoName  50 minutes back

          I think Disney forgot the purpose of animation and the advantages that come with traditional/hand drawn animation. While technically this remake is animation it's far too realistic and therefore minimising the amount of personification the characters can express. Rather than having over exaggerated expressions to create humour/fear/love they ended up with subtle versions that make for a dull film.

          • Salieri Amadeus
            Salieri Amadeus  53 minutes back

            Chris just cracked the Disney code to those remakes at the end. 😂

            • Salieri Amadeus
              Salieri Amadeus  59 minutes back

              So it’s basically just like the 1998 Psycho remake. EDIT: Chris just mentioned the Psycho remake too. 👍🏼

              • aj pat
                aj pat  50 minutes back

                It's so f**king obvious.

            • Roselie Gabriel Lassale

              Fun Fact- many of Simba's facial expressions & hairstyle is copied from actor JTT, aka Jonathan Taylor Thomas!

              • Indigo42Kitsune
                Indigo42Kitsune  1 hours back

                I am not going to waist my money on The Lion King 2029.

                • Topher Targaeryan
                  Topher Targaeryan  1 hours back

                  The difference between this and Mowgli is the motion capture. They should have hired Andy Serkis to do what he does best. It would have been a lot better. I was really excited for this but extremely disappointed in it.

                  • Palladiamors
                    Palladiamors  1 hours back

                    This was the one remake that confused me the most. Its not even live action, its CGI, so what was the point? I mean clearly the point was money but I think it kinda highlights the issue with all of these remakes. They are doing it for the heart and soul of them anymore, its all about making money off of their glory days. They are that guy sitting on the corner going "Hey, remember when I used to do amazing things?" and he has sub-par renditions of art he used to do and people buy them because hey, they are kinda like what he used to do.

                    • aleonard3249
                      aleonard3249  1 hours back

                      Why can't they redo Atlantis? I remember watching that in our local theatre and just being utterly AMAZED by the mix of hand drawn and computer animation.

                      Actually no. Don't touch it. You'll ruin it.

                      • aj pat
                        aj pat  48 minutes back

                        They're planning a remake of Atlantis: The Lost Empire at this stage of development.

                        There's a rumour now that Tom Holland is being considered to play Milo Thatch in that live-action remake of Atlantis: The Lost Empire.

                    • Roselie Gabriel Lassale

                      Chris, at 8:48 you touched on a VERY ACCURATE OBSERVATION about Disney having their hands in MANY FANDOMS and not the Fans are speaking out - Loud and Strong! Although I'm not a Potterhead, but many people are happy Disney doesn't own Harry Potter in any shape and form and this movie, The Lion King adaption, shows why! Leave the Classics alone!!

                      • Kaiser Frost
                        Kaiser Frost  2 hours back

                        The odd thing is that animals like lions and other cats actually do have pretty expressive faces. The movie seems to have actually made them less expressive than the real thing. They're all kind of dead-eyed to be honest.

                        • brodie ward
                          brodie ward  2 hours back

                          its almost like they should try to come up with new ideas or something.

                          • Andrew Chavez
                            Andrew Chavez  2 hours back

                            I just paused this video 5 seconds in. Idc what anyone says, this videos gonna fuckin suck. I’m sorry. There’s no expressions of these fake ass wanna be real animals. No magic from the original at all.

                            • faux
                              faux  2 hours back

                              They remake movies because they have no creativity left and it's easy money and they will continue until people stop paying for it.
                              stop paying for it.

                              • theendofit
                                theendofit  2 hours back

                                Public:why is it so much the same
                                Also public: what how dare they remove that one line in that once scene that was not important.

                                • Paradox Messenger
                                  Paradox Messenger  2 hours back

                                  I'm tired as hell from all the realism, when are we going to get a movie that is extremely surrealistic like the movies from 1910 and German Expressionist movies?

                                  • nicole617ac
                                    nicole617ac  3 hours back

                                    Aladdin was the worst remake they have done so far. And after watching this I'm kinda nervous about going to go see this movie. Uggh

                                    • D Stephenson
                                      D Stephenson  3 hours back

                                      These movies should be called "realistic adaptations" not live action because there is almost nothing ALIVE!

                                      • Shai Anderson
                                        Shai Anderson  3 hours back

                                        Chris Reviewing Lion King = My attitude when someone from my kid’s generation (in 10 years or so) remakes “Star Wars” or “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” ... it’s perfect don’t muck it up! ... LOL.

                                        • Keith Dunn-Fernandez
                                          Keith Dunn-Fernandez  3 hours back

                                          Thank you for keeping it true! And yes....a movie series of "I wonder what it'd look like if...".

                                          • Zara Davis
                                            Zara Davis  3 hours back

                                            I am still going to go see the film and enjoy it.

                                            • DemilleJr
                                              DemilleJr  3 hours back

                                              This is just one of the things that Disney is trying and managed to stick - to a point. Before this was converting all their animated classics to 3D.

                                              • Wolf Hound
                                                Wolf Hound  3 hours back

                                                "CAN YOU FEEL THE LOVE TODAY" WAIT WTF : D

                                                • Fleischkopf
                                                  Fleischkopf  3 hours back

                                                  whats the problem with dumbo? this added actually new stuff to the story... and it worked

                                                  • johanzo88
                                                    johanzo88  3 hours back

                                                    I knew theyll fuck this up

                                                    • Alex Campbell
                                                      Alex Campbell  4 hours back

                                                      Well I mean, nobody listens to critics anymore... which is good in my opinion lol sorry.

                                                      • Dale Martin
                                                        Dale Martin  4 hours back

                                                        With all that said I rather a carbon copy then end up with whatever monstrosity the little mermaid is gonna be.

                                                        • Lanette Ava
                                                          Lanette Ava  4 hours back

                                                          Why can't they just make it like Malevolent its different from the real story.

                                                          • Kari Bu
                                                            Kari Bu  4 hours back

                                                            From looking at the trailer, I am not impressed with the movie & have no interest in seeing it. The original was great but the remake of "The Lion King" 2019, appears to be a big mistake. Time will tell, but I don't think it will be as successful as they think.

                                                            • Mystery Mcfly
                                                              Mystery Mcfly  4 hours back

                                                              Nice shirt

                                                              • Leo Velez
                                                                Leo Velez  5 hours back

                                                                I think the Lion King is a classic just like the phantom of the opera or Romeo and Juliet the story doesn’t need to change is beautiful why ruin it...

                                                                • Fan Boy
                                                                  Fan Boy  5 hours back

                                                                  Disney is all about the money grab nowadays, their a business, not the family oriented company we once knew.

                                                                  • Matte Black
                                                                    Matte Black  5 hours back

                                                                    Fake ass laugh...

                                                                    • AmishParadise27 (AKA: Tyler)

                                                                      "The Lion King 2019 was... The Lion King"

                                                                      • Patrick McGregor
                                                                        Patrick McGregor  5 hours back

                                                                        At least the Mulan remake is an actual remake and looks interesting

                                                                        • Lord Blackwood
                                                                          Lord Blackwood  5 hours back

                                                                          This is like remaking gone with the wind

                                                                          • Sean Nissen
                                                                            Sean Nissen  5 hours back

                                                                            Send help Disney broke Stuckmann

                                                                            • Dan Sawicki
                                                                              Dan Sawicki  5 hours back

                                                                              Really? Did he just complain that it’s too similar?
                                                                              No fucking shit Sherlock, why the fuck would they change anything?
                                                                              And if they did people like you would just bitch and Moan that they changed things from the original.

                                                                              • 1stVARifleman
                                                                                1stVARifleman  5 hours back

                                                                                The Lion King is already stolen anyways. It is Hamlet redone in Africa and Hamlet is Simba.

                                                                                • 4gettablepebble
                                                                                  4gettablepebble  5 hours back

                                                                                  What's the point? License renewals? More money? IDK.

                                                                                  • Bowen Leung
                                                                                    Bowen Leung  2 hours back

                                                                                    License renewals is where most of the business is at. In the industry, IP control is basically priority number 1, because everyone in the circle knows that if they have the rights and they can sit on it, nobody else can do a thing about it, and if anyone gets too close or infringes on any part of the IP (takes a song or a sound clip for instance, or uses an image), they can milk money out of it.


                                                                                    The marketing department knows that what matters isn't whether the film does well or not, but rather how many IPs the company can seize control of, thereby cornering the market. They don't care if the audience isn't satisfied, because they know that a large portion of the audience will see it even if it's with indignation and disappointment. The social media narrative plays into this, because now they can guilt trip people into seeing things they don't like using lines like "if you don't like this you're prejudiced".


                                                                                    IPs are like real estate, ideally you grab them while they're cheap, then you sit on them until the value rises. Prey on the fans that are diehards, and ride the market out until it becomes profitable. But when you have enough money to throw around, that's when you start looking at the costly real estate - the more valuable IPs which have larger crowds. And once you secure an IP, you never let it go, no matter how dead the franchise is - because that's giving your competition a way in and that is the worst outcome possible. A monopoly is the best case scenario for the company, even if it means a completely dead industry eventually (but marketing will always argue that a monopoly will never kill an industry because it means all the talent is gathered in one place, increasing the efficiency).

                                                                                • Mik K
                                                                                  Mik K  5 hours back

                                                                                  Disney. Just. Wants. Money.

                                                                                  • NAGGER wassup
                                                                                    NAGGER wassup  5 hours back

                                                                                    I'm just surprise they didn't re do scar as a white conservative republican male lion

                                                                                    • Needs More Flash!!!
                                                                                      Needs More Flash!!!  5 hours back

                                                                                      Sounds like this is exactly what I wanted. You can't go wrong when it's just shot by shot exactly the same. This movie is gonna be great I'm so excited!

                                                                                      • Lucy Guest
                                                                                        Lucy Guest  5 hours back

                                                                                        I personally don't like it when the deviate from the origional source. Didn't enjoy dumbo all that much

                                                                                        • Salle Edstrom
                                                                                          Salle Edstrom  5 hours back

                                                                                          I liked it.

                                                                                          • Matt Rendall
                                                                                            Matt Rendall  5 hours back

                                                                                            Hates Aladdin for being too different, hates Lion King for being too similar.