Director Jon Favreau was at the helm for The Jungle Book, which kind-of set off this recent wave of modern-day Disney adaptations. It was only right that Disney brought back Favreau for arguably their biggest property, The Lion King. I found this film great with its visual effects, singing and I loved the musical numbers! But there’s …
While this slow-burn approach to storytelling works in some regards, I just thought the payoff wasn’t worth the wait.
Hold it together, hold it toge- *cries*
In the first 30, 45 minutes, director Jon Turteltaub had himself a fun film.
I know what to expect: lots of explosions, cheesy one-liners, generic script and “The Rock” being … well, “The Rock.”
Let me tell you, there’s a gem and a dud (well, a dud for the most part).
Not even Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard’s charm from the previous film carries into this bad, bad sequel.