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The Lion King Is A Gorgeous But Completely Unnecessary Retelling

The Lion King Is A Gorgeous But Completely Unnecessary Retelling

Just two months after releasing a colourful, if kooky, reboot of Aladdin, Disney plays it completely safe with The Lion King. Fearful of changing a single hair on Simba’s photorealistic head, director Jon Favreau tells audiences the exact same story they saw in 1994, making the most minor of concessions…