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Sir Elton John really didn't like The Lion King remake

Despite the outcry from many fans, the "live-action" remake of Disney's The Lion King saw a tremendous box office gross to the tune of $1.6 billion worldwide. There's at least one prominent celebrity that wasn't impressed, though. Sir Elton...

 
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Downton Abbey dominates as Rambo: Last Blood bleeds

September has always been a fairly uneventful time of year for a reason. It's right smack dab in between the end of the summer movie season and right before the Oscar hopefuls come out, so there's not really much to talk about. We're just i...

 
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Good Boys does good, everything else flops

It's good to see risky films do well. Good Boys is an R-rated comedy starring pre-teens that could have completely whiffed but the strong reviews seem to have brought in the audience as it out performed expectations and pulled in $21 m...

 
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Hobbs & Shaw opening is not as big as The Rock's biceps

It wasn't a bad opening at all for Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw as the movie pulled in $60.8 million domestically and $180 million globally. That puts the box office squarely in expectations for the domestic and highly...

 
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The Uncanny Valley is just lazy production design

On Thursday, July 18th, all of the eyes of nerd culture should have been turned towards San Diego Comic-Con. What has been known as one of the biggest entertainment media expos of the past decade, which has only grown in size in recent year...

 
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Disney is the big winner this weekend, and every weekend

If you had to take a wild guess at which company made the most money every weekend at the theaters it wouldn't make much sense to guess anyone but Disney. Even when they don't open number one, as they did this weekend with The Lion King&nbs...

 
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Review: The Lion King

When I reviewed Disney's live-action remake of The Jungle Book I proclaimed that it was a revolution in digital animation. The uncanny valley had been defeated and we now stood on the precipice  of a new era in CGI, where you stru...

 
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The Flixist 2019 Summer Movie Preview

It's that time of the year again folks! It's getting warmer outside, the flowers are blooming, and schools are getting ready to be let out, flooding the world once more with the gremlins know as "children" and the abominations we know as "t...

 
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Live-action Lion King gets its official trailer

I've gotta say, for as much as I think studios need to be held accountable for unnecessary sequels, revivals, resurrections, blood sacrifices, reboots, and remakes, Disney seems to be doing right by their classic slate of animated films as ...

 
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New trailer for The Lion King drops during the Oscars

As we near closer to the new live-action remake of The Lion King, Disney dropped a brand new trailer last night during Hollywood's biggest night. The trailer, titled "Long Live the King," is literally a shot by shot recreation of the class...

 
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The Lion King remake just got its first trailer

It's Thanksgiving, time for board games, booze, American football, and gluttony. While everyone in America is sitting on the couch processing their gigantic meal, the first trailer for Disney's CGI remake of The Lion King dropped during t...

 
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The Lion King remake gets new Beyonce track

Disney’s upcoming live action The Lion King remake is freshening up its soundtrack. It’ll drop all but four of the original songs, and Elton John, Tim Rice, and Beyonce are working together to write an undisclosed number of ne...

 
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Disney announces the cast for their live action Lion King

And the live action adaptions continue. We've known that Disney has been and will be rolling out live action versions of their classic movies until they don't have anymore to adapt, and the next one on the docket is The Lion King. With the ...

 
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Disney working on live-action The Lion King remake

As pretty much everyone guessed after seeing Jon Favreau's technical marvel, The Jungle Book, Disney is indeed moving forward with a live-action adaptation of the animated classic, The Lion King.  Confirming on their website, Disney pl...

 

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