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Weekly update: I work with Spider-Man, not for Spider-Man!

Greetings, Gothamites!

It’s a great time for TV shows and in coming weeks I’ll be discussing my thoughts on the latest seasons of Stranger Things, Queer Eye and Orange Is the New Black. I’ve watched OITNB for many years, but never reviewed it because I wanted it to be something I just enjoyed rather than analysed. However, with this season being the final one, I feel like I’d like to delve in to discuss how I feel about the end of the era. Continue reading Weekly update: I work with Spider-Man, not for Spider-Man!

Disney Movie Stars Film Festival 2016: The Lion King (1994)

Review by CJ

The Lion King

Director:
Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff

Starring:
Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Matthew Broderick, James Earl Jones, Jeremy Irons, Moira Kelly, Niketa Calame, Ernie Sabella, Nathan Lane

Other notable appearances:
Rowan Atkinson, Whoopi Goldberg, Cheech Marin, Jim Cummings, Robert Guillaume

Running time:
89 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, The Jungle Book, Mulan

 

When lion cub Simba sees his father killed at the hands of his uncle, he is led to believe it was his fault and flees his home. He joins up with meerkat Timon and warthog Pumbaa who are also outcasts and lives a worry free life with them.

Simba’s uncle Scar has taken over the pride telling the members that both Simba and his father are dead. He brings in his hyena henchmen and ravages the pride lands until there is no food or water left. Simba’s childhood friend and betrothed, Nala, stumbles across Simba and tells him what has happened since he left. Will Simba be able to stop Scar and take his place in the great circle of life?

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