The Lion King

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Re: The Lion King

Postby Chase (109598274) » Sat Aug 03, 2019 8:50 pm

Hollybored. Live remakes of Disney movies, just aren't that great. At least for me.
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Re: The Lion King

Postby sNaPCaCkLeNPooP (12927062) » Sat Aug 03, 2019 11:43 pm

You just rained on my parade. :wailing: :haha: I honestly expected it to be a bit of a let down. The Jungle Book was for me as well. Dumbo was pretty good but of course there are more people in it than animals. Too much cgi ruins it in my opinion. Some movies should just stay classics.
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Re: The Lion King

Postby sue twoPLUSH (113201761) » Sun Aug 04, 2019 10:58 pm

I am glad to read the movie isnt what it appears to be. With a gran I have seen the original many times.... and we got to see the stage play which was fabulous!!!!! I'm good! :D
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Re: The Lion King

Postby Erwyle (187240896) » Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:26 pm

Viking Andrew wrote:
Erwyle (187240896) wrote:I haven't seen either one. I was too old and no kids to take who might be interested for the first, and pretty much ditto for the second. It's on my bucket list though lol.

I am curious why it was a fail? Too soon? Not unique? I figure you can't talk too much about it without going into spoilers, but I am curious...
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It's definitely not unique. The majority of the movie is a 1:1 copy of the original.

My biggest gripes were scenes that were changed for no reason, the voice actors (which is a shame, because I really like a lot of them outside of the movie), and the talking animation looks really weird on some of the animals with how realistic they look (for example, Zazu the bird's entire beak widely opens and closes while he's talking, and it just looks ridiculous to me)


So, it makes me wonder why did Disney do it? Daddy needed a new pair of shoes?
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Re: The Lion King

Postby FermitthekrogYBLA (1195434) » Tue Aug 06, 2019 3:10 am

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I haven't seen that movie for that exact reason, I don't want to be disappointed, I may have to watch it when it comes out of DVD maybe
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Re: The Lion King

Postby JulieHootieScraps (108384802) » Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:41 am

I don't have any plans to see this remake. I love the original. If you want to really see something amazing, watch the play. WOW!!! They could have made that into a movie.
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Re: The Lion King

Postby Dazzler (126579776) » Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:00 am

I think there are always new ways to retell stories. Some are good. Some are not. The Tarzan movie that came out recently with Skarsgard as Tarzan was a fantastic retelling for my money. Heath Ledger's Joker was my absolute favorite Batman movie of all time. And I know some people didn't like the new Aladdin movie, but it made me giggle and I smiled when I left the the theater. It ENTERTAINED me.

I also think people mess up a decent movie with filtered expectations. I don't watch retake movies through the lenses of what I've already seen. Those acrobatics come after the movie ends. I consume the movie for what it is as it happens. And usually I am pleased.

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Re: The Lion King

Postby TUSCANY (184148760) » Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:05 am

I'll watch it when it comes out for Home Viewing
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Re: The Lion King

Postby LadyJaJaZ XXX (152320506) » Sun Aug 11, 2019 9:37 am

:shocked: :shocked: :shocked: Seriously that bad? I haven't seen it yet.......my 21 and 20 year old daughters and I went to see Toy Story 4 two weeks ago...and it was out of this world phenomenal!!! They did an outstanding job on it! The 1st one was released in 1995, and they were really little when the 2nd and 3rd were released. I had my qualms...didn't think it would be that good...wrong! So am in total shock that the Lion King was bad. Sorry! :sad: I highly recommend Toy Story 4!!! :hug:
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Re: The Lion King

Postby Viking Andrew » Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:48 am

PurPlyAnjelZ XXX (152320506) wrote::shocked: :shocked: :shocked: Seriously that bad? I haven't seen it yet.......my 21 and 20 year old daughters and I went to see Toy Story 4 two weeks ago...and it was out of this world phenomenal!!! They did an outstanding job on it! The 1st one was released in 1995, and they were really little when the 2nd and 3rd were released. I had my qualms...didn't think it would be that good...wrong! So am in total shock that the Lion King was bad. Sorry! :sad: I highly recommend Toy Story 4!!! :hug:


I absolutely loved Toy Story 4
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Re: The Lion King

Postby Koats (185046372) » Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:04 am

I enjoyed the movie even though I had heard some less than favourable reviews beforehand. The facial features /emotions were definitely lacking which was a pity :drink:
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