Critics damn 'The Lion King' with faint praise


“There is nothing about the new Lion King that feels like it needed to be made at this specific moment, by this specific team, in this specific way.”

Critics, like Mashable’s Angie Han, don’t hate Disney’s new rendition of the beloved, Saharan-set classic — but they aren’t exactly feeling the love for it either. 

Featuring stunning photorealistic animation and a cast of top-tier celebrity voice actors, including Donald Glover, John Oliver, James Earl Jones, Alfre Woodard, and oh yeah, Beyoncé, Disney and director Jon Favreau spared no expense when it came to reimagining the Pride Lands and their iconic inhabitants.  Read more…

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