A Decade of Disney: The Lion King (1994)

Lion King

Munir: Hello and welcome to another edition of A Decade Of, where we are currently reviewing the Disney Renaissance. Today, we are taking a look at what’s arguably the apex of this decade, The Lion King. Originally called King of the Jungle and conceived as “Bambi in Africa,” The Lion King was seen as a […]

REVIEW: The Lion King (2019)

The Lion King

This week saw the release of Disney’s latest and cash-grabbiest remake yet, this time re-creating 1994’s The Lion King. Most of the discourse surrounding this film has been negative, calling it everything from soulless to creatively bankrupt. That being said, I’m sure it’ll be the “mane event” and get the lion’s share this weekend at […]

Disney Releases First Lion King Trailer

The Lion King trailer

The Pride Lands are about to get the live-action treatment as the first teaser for Jon Favreau’s remake of The Lion King has been released. Like most people of my generation, I loved The Lion King growing up. It was the first movie I saw four times in the theater (a record that has since […]