The Lion King

The Best Disney Animated Sequel is ‘The Lion King 1½’

Look, you need to teach kids about postmodern meta-comedy eventually. Read More

When Shot is So Perfect It Can’t Be Remade

We look at why one particular moment works in the 1994 animated version of 'The Lion King' but not in… Read More

Cinematographer Caleb Deschanel and VFX Supervisor Robert Legato on How ‘The Lion King’ was Shot, Not Just Animated

"They call it virtual reality, but at a certain point, you put on the goggles, and the environment is realistic… Read More

‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’ Box Office: A Nostalgic Horror Hit

Both 'Scary Stories' and 'Dora and the Lost City of Gold' aimed for teen audiences, but each got a different… Read More

‘Once Upon Time in Hollywood’ Box Office: Quentin Tarantino Scores His Second Best Opening

It's currently the talk of the town, but can Tarantino's latest sustain its success? Read More

‘The Lion King’ Had the Biggest Box Office Opening Ever for an Animated Movie

Disney's latest live-action style reimagining also had the best opening ever for a non-sequel. Read More

Watch ‘The Lion King,’ Then Watch These Movies

We recommend movies to watch after you see Disney's latest live-action-style reimagining. Read More

‘The Lion King’ Review: What’s the Opposite of Hakuna Matata?

When telling a story involving talking animals, booming vocals from the afterlife, and farting warthogs, maybe photo-realism shouldn't be a… Read More

When Is An Animated Film Not An Animated Film?

When the mouse house says so. Read More