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A sophisticated mix of digital imagery and virtual-reality techniques give Disney's Lion King remake the feel of a live action film. The result plays like a Hollywood blockbuster disguised as a National Geographic documentary. Disney Enterprises, Inc. hide caption

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New 'Lion King' Remake Is More Creative Dead End Than Circle Of Life

Disney's Lion King is so realistic-looking that, paradoxically, you can't believe a moment of it. The computer-generated blockbuster feels like the world's most expensive safari-themed karaoke video.

A sophisticated mix of digital imagery and virtual-reality techniques give Disney's Lion King remake the feel of a live action film. The result plays like a Hollywood blockbuster disguised as a National Geographic documentary. Disney Enterprises, Inc. hide caption

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Disney Enterprises, Inc.

New 'Lion King' Remake Is More Creative Dead End Than Circle Of Life

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