Ep. 527 - The Lion King

Jul 23, 07:00 AM

David, Devindra, and Jeff review The Lion King (2019).

David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss exciting news out of San Diego Comic-Con, covering everything from Tom Cruise in Top Gun 2, Natalie Portman as Thor, and Patrick Stewart returning as Captain Picard.

For the feature review, the cast collectively ask the existential question "what's the reason of being for this new Lion King movie?"

Read about why even furries think the Cats trailer looks unattractive here. and read about the future of Hollywood under the shadow of Disney here.

Listen and subscribe to David’s newest podcast Culturally Relevant, including his interview with writer/director Lulu Wang about her new film, The Farewell. Check out Jeff Cannata’s D&D show Dungeon Run. Listen to David’s other podcast Write Along with writer C. Robert Cargill Devindra's new podcast Know More Tech, answering your question on the latest gadgets. Subscribe to David's Youtube channel at Davechensky.

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Shownotes (All timestamps are approximate only)

What We’ve been Watching (~10:55)
David - Crawl, Master Z: The Ip Man Legacy

Film News (~18:45)
Featured review: The Lion King (with SPOILERS) (~1:13:00)

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