"The Lion King" One of 2019's True Disappointments
For some, the mere fact that The Lion King is a visual feast will be enough to consider it a success. For most, I'd dare say, the film's Psycho-like dedication to its original source material will become a sore spot as the limited ways in which Favreau deviates from that source material are almost painfully awkward and disappointing.
The Independent Critic Interviews Bethany Hamilton
In advance of her new documentary Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable, Bethany Hamilton recently chatted with The Independent Critic from her home in Hawaii. Bethany's children, Tobias and Wesley, could be heard in the background and excitement was definitely in the area as the film heads into its July 12th opening weekend.