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'The Lion King' Is Getting Raves from Critics in Early Reactions!

'The Lion King' Is Getting Raves from Critics in Early Reactions!

The first reviews and reactions to Disney’s remake of The Lion King are here and critics are raving about the visuals in the movie!

Donald Glover voices the role of Simba while Beyonce is Nala in this new take on the classic Disney film.

Some critics got the chance to see the movie at the Hollywood premiere on Tuesday night (July 9) and they have shared thoughts on social media.

The full reviews for the movie will be released on Thursday (July 11) at 12pm EST, so stay tuned to read in-depth reviews.

The Lion King will hit theaters on July 19. Make sure to listen to the new single “Spirit,” sung by Beyonce.

Click inside to read more reactions from critics…

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    Doesnt sound good at all. You know THE STORY is crap when the reviews are all focus on visuals. The fact the first post here claimed not to have any nostalgia for the first means that it veered away from the story and did something else.

    Im NOT watching it now. I wont tarnish what that movie means to me.

  • bandi

    Looks so cute:)

  • Curt Noydb

    They have to give it good reviews. If you give honest reviews to a Black Thing you are labelled racist.

  • bandi

    Go back to TMZ u belong there with all the other racists over there.

  • Sansa Squad

    I took the focus on the visuals to mean that the story is probably exactly the same, or close to it (like most of these “live-action”/CGI remakes) – so all the only new thing they can really comment on is the difference in the visuals. Similarly, saying they have no nostalgia for the first one strikes me as a disclaimer that they weren’t captivated by it just because they’ve always loved the story, but because it’s genuinely good. Maybe that’s just my wishful thinking though.


    Watch it then and let me know because I just cant with this one. Mean waaay too much for me.