THE LION KING

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Jon Favreau Stars: voices of Donald Glover, Beyonce, Chiwetel Ejiofor, James Earl Jones, Seth Rogen, Billy Eichner, John Oliver, Alfre Woodard, John Kani,, JD McCrary, Keegan-Michael Key, Eric Andre, Shahadi Wright Joseph, Amy Sedaris. For many the thought of a frame by frame live action remake of Disney’s classic 1994 animated tale The Lion King would be unnecessary. However, short of actually filming live animals in the wild, the result of this hybrid mix of virtual reality locations and state of the art photorealistic CGI Continue reading

THE LION KING

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Rob Minkoff Stars: voices of Jeremy Irons, James Earl Jones, Matthew Broderick, Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Rowan Atkinson, Nathan Lane, Whoopi Goldberg, Jim Cummings, Cheech Marin. Can you feel the love tonight, indeed! As with Aladdin before it, Disney’s 32nd full length animated feature film is a guilty pleasure which adults can enjoy as much as their children. The Lion King offers yet another variation on a timeless and often told story of a young king who has to learn courage and responsibility before he can fight to reclaim Continue reading