‘Lion’ still king of the jungle


IN 1994, “The Lion King” WAS RELEASED AS DISNEY’S 32ND ANIMATD FILM. THIS FEATURE-LENGTH CARTOON CARRIED ON THE RICH TRADITION OF DISNEY FILMS— of course characterized by memorable plots and characters ripped off from centuries-old sources (see works by the brothers Grimm, the Bible and Shakespeare) and harried parents ushering their screaming children into a darkened theater, praying for an hour-long distraction for their children under the guise of “family time.” In… Read More