Comparing the original 1992 animated ‘Aladdin’ film with its 2019 live-action remake.
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Disney’s live-action remake of “Aladdin” may not have won over critics, but the new version of the animated classic is resonating with moviegoers, bringing in the biggest Memorial Day opening weekend grosses in five years. As Variety reports, “Aladdin” brought in $105 million at the domestic box office over the four-day Memorial Day weekend, the sixth-biggest Memorial […]
ALADDIN **** Synopsis: A kind-hearted street urchin and a power-hungry Grand Vizier vie for a magic lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true. Review: Of course, this is a remake of the 1992 Disney animated classic most famously known for its’ brilliant performance of Robin Williams as the Genie and […]
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I dare you to not want to sing along in the cinema Stars: Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott Director: Guy Ritchie Be sure to check out the original film review: Synopsis: Aladdin (Mena Massoud) is a young ‘street rat’ from the city of Agrabah who comes into possession of a genie lamp, which he was meant to be […]
To talk about the newest iteration of Disney’s Aladdin, let’s move past the obvious: Disney wants to use its animation library for live-action films. Any review that focuses on this as a negative point is kidding itself. You’d do the same if you had their library and their reach. Why should a giant not repackage […]
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Next in the line-up of Disney’s remakes, comes Aladdin. One of my absolute favorite Disney films growing up (especially the soundtrack), made me a tad concerned about the outcome, especially after Dumbo (you can read my review here) which I dislike the more I think about it in hindsight. Needless to say, if Guy Ritchie […]
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The film turned out, no matter how strongly Disney critics would like the opposite. On May 23, the blockbuster “Aladdin” will be released in the Russian Federation – another attempt by Disney to reshoot its animated classic in the format of a film with live actors. We briefly tell what happened at the studio this time. […]
“Ugly, stiff, and profoundly boring, everything the 1992 classic was not.”
Moviegoers voted with their dollars and chose the familiar over the new this Memorial Day weekend. The Walt Disney Co.’s live-action remake of “Aladdin” crushed the competition at the box office, which included two new original R-rated films that opened as counterprogramming to the family pic: The critically acclaimed teen comedy “Booksmart” and the horror […]