There is nothing wrong with Disney going out and deciding that they’re going to remake every single movie they’ve ever made before. What is wrong is doing that without a specific, new, take on whatever movie it is they’re making. The new take for this year’s update to “The Lion King” is, largely, “look what we can do with animation now,” and that’s not enough. It just isn’t.
The spin has to be better than that. Think of the spin to “Star Trek” that is “Galaxy Quest.” See, that’s a spin that works.
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