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Disney Works Its Magic, Albeit a Little Less with ‘Frozen 2’

Frozen 2

If the original Frozen is considered an A+ movie, the sequel is a solid B. While good and entertaining, it just doesn’t measure up to the first, but then again, that would be hard to do. There’s nothing groan-inducing and I will say, that the first half of the movie recaptures much of magic and heart from the first film.

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‘The Lion King’ Roars Again

The Lion King

Audiences’ patience with remakes appear to be waning as of late which isn’t really surprising given how difficult it is to find a movie with a new and original storyline. Just a couple of years ago, Disney started creating live action versions of their classic animated hits. It appears that the novelty of these projects is starting to wear off

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‘Lion King’ Cast Come Face-to-Face with Their Characters

Donald Glover with Simba

Walt Disney Pictures released today new photos featuring the voice cast of the new version of The Lion King facing the characters that they portray in the film. The studio also released a new featurette about the movie with never-before-seen footage from the film, a glimpse behind the scenes during recording sessions, plus comments from director Jon Favreau and members

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‘Dumbo’ is Another Great Live Action Creation of a Disney Classic

Dumbo

When Disney first considered creating a live action remake of its own 1941 animated cartoon, Dumbo many people questioned the reasoning behind hiring Tim Burton to serve as the director. The elephant with big ears is one of mouse house’s gentlest characters of all time and it seemed strange that the man behind such odd movies as Beetlejuice, Sleepy Hollow

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