The live action reboot of & # 39; Lion King & # 39; This weekend in America was one of the best openings of all time ̵
1; despite the critics.
Jon Favreau has in recent years released the latest reinterpretation – he also shot the live action version of "The Jungle Book" in 2016 – on a monster box in the North American market, valued at an estimated 185 million US dollars. Dollars … and expectations were exceeded.
With the huge payday, & # 39; Lion King & # 39; the ninth slot machine for the highest-grossing films ever released (Avengers: Endgame, Avatar, Titanic), and other giants at the top, and the biggest July opening ever for a PG movie of all time In short, Disney made a lot of money.
The funny thing is that the film is relatively unremarkable anyway, according to critics, lazy tomatoes and megacritics are given a 55 percent rating – which is not good – but they are The biggest criticism of Disney's latest live-action revival is that the lions have no recognizable face expressions, regardless of what's happening – unlike the cartoon that runs throughout the roller coaster of events (1965). RIP, Mufasa) is very expressive.
Not only that, but the biggest showstopping songs are a shell for themselves and Beyonce hardly gets a screen time – yes, we did it Marriages … critics are just about right.
Nevertheless, it seems that memories from the 90s attracted moviegoers to the cinemas and took away their money. Nostalgia has done it again.