Aladdin Reviews

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May 27, 2019
The new telling brings little that feels essential, and the missing elements-chiefly, the controlled chaos and unbridled comedy of the late Robin Williams' vocal performance-have given the film's candy-colored visual palate a homesick pall.
May 27, 2019
In short, it's a whole old world.
May 24, 2019
Marwan Kenzari snarls it up as the villainous Jafar, while Nasim Pedrad is endearing and funny as Jasmine's handmaiden and best friend Dalia...
May 24, 2019
There are efforts made, whether through good faith or just market savvy, to update Princess Jasmine into a people's champion who might prefer ruling to romance. Enough to make you wish the Disney people had gone whole hog and just called it Jasmine.
May 24, 2019
With "Aladdin," they've done the leveling with just enough style and pizazz that most moviegoers won't care that it's a retread, and the leads are good enough to make you hope they'll go on to something real.
May 24, 2019
Smith understandably didn't want to compete with Williams, but as the big, blue, top-knotted Genie, he's uncharacteristically bland. Even the magic carpet in this movie looks bummed out.
June 17, 2019
Fun, colorful, pure and joyful...as a country, we need this movie right now.
June 17, 2019
Whilst I wasn't sure about the need for the movie, it's still a cool story to revisit. It's light, humorous and appealing.
June 16, 2019
It puts a spotlight on the cartoon's issues, but can't quite fix them in a satisfactory way. [It] becomes a nice companion piece to the other rather than improvement.
June 15, 2019
... more Indian influence to craft a Sinbad-like fantasy Arabia, the live-action remake is intent upon entertaining all audiences while stepping on as few sandaled toes as possible.
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