The Podcast: Episode 210 – Jon Favreau’s ‘The Lion King’

     July 22, 2019


This week on The Podcast, we’re talking about the new, photoreal version of The Lion King. We talk about why the film is a dark harbinger of things to come, the power Disney exerts over the marketplace, why it fails to capture the magic of the original, if younger generations will prefer this new version over the 1994 movie, and much more. We then finish up with Recently Watched.

Listen to the latest episode of The Podcast below; click here for the previous non-miniseries episode (“John Carter Revisited”); and click on the respective links to find us on iTunes and Spotify. ALSO, we’re moving! We’re moving to a channel which will host podcasts only from writers on Over the next few weeks, you’ll find our new episodes on that channel and Collider Factory, and we’ll be including updates in the episodes themselves about where you can subscribe the new channel.

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