Hi. I watch films. Sometimes.
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
They did "can you feel the love toNIGHT" in broad daylight so that sums up how much they care about the narrative.
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This is a textbook example of cash grabbing through the use of Intertextuality. Literally every scene in the film used familiarity of the audiences to the original lion king as a crutch to make its even remotely investing. None of its emotional beats comes close to being organically earned that sometimes you…