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Postby Blue Jackets » Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:23 am

New Look at Naomi Scott's Princess Jasmine in Disney's 'Aladdin' Remake

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Postby Tyler » Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:47 am

She's stunning, but this doesn't give me Jasmine vibes at all. Need the iconic blue dress if you want her to look like the OG character.
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Postby cwilkins88 » Fri Jan 04, 2019 12:42 pm

Tyler wrote:She's stunning, but this doesn't give me Jasmine vibes at all. Need the iconic blue dress if you want her to look like the OG character.
Power ranger Jasmine is going to be awesome

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Postby Tyler » Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:10 pm

Yep. He's blue.

Why am I still thinking Rami is playing Aladdin. I don't think that was every true but I was surprised when it wasn't him in the teaser
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Postby Blue Jackets » Tue Feb 12, 2019 6:56 am

I agree with this internet take

IMO Disney messed up by putting Will Smith's face on Genie's character, not only because the role is so deeply tied to Robin Williams' performance, but also because the Genie is a non-anthropomorphic character. The Genie should've been a fully CGI designed character.

Because the role is so tied to Robin Williams (who didn't have his face on the Genie), when Will Smith puts his face on the Genie, it's like further taking ownership of the role, which sets himself up for massive scrutiny. Also in the animated movie, the Genie was very non-human, contorting his face and figure in so many ways that it just makes more sense to not use a human likeness in the live-action adaptation.

Plus it just looks creepy.
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Postby wags83 » Tue Feb 12, 2019 8:42 am

That's a good take, I agree with that even though I didn't really think of it before reading that post.
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Postby Tyler » Tue Feb 12, 2019 8:45 am

Yeah. Maybe that was subconsciously my issue too. I don't see a Genie, I see a blue Will Smith.
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Postby cwilkins88 » Tue Feb 12, 2019 11:07 am

Tyler wrote:Source of the post Yeah. Maybe that was subconsciously my issue too. I don't see a Genie, I see a blue Will Smith.


That and he looks really stupid.
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Postby Blue Jackets » Wed May 22, 2019 6:13 am

This is out tomorrow night. RT shows 5 movies coming out this weekend.
Aladdin
Brightburn - 80%
Booksmart - 100%
Funny Story - 100%
Diamantino - 86%

Hmm....I wonder why Aladdin hasn't lifted their review time yet?
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Postby Tyler » Wed May 22, 2019 7:15 am

36% is my guess. Lion King will be like 89%

We will see this over the weekend if we aren't having a baby and if Evie thinks it looks good enough.
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Postby wags83 » Wed May 22, 2019 7:35 am

Blue Jackets wrote:Source of the post This is out tomorrow night. RT shows 5 movies coming out this weekend.
Aladdin
Brightburn - 80%
Booksmart - 100%
Funny Story - 100%
Diamantino - 86%

Hmm....I wonder why Aladdin hasn't lifted their review time yet?

Speaking of these movies, Brightburn looks cool.
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Postby Tyler » Sun May 26, 2019 10:19 am

This was better than I thought it would be. It's not ever going to be as iconic as the original and didn't need to be made, but I thought it was mostly fun.
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Postby Tyler » Mon May 27, 2019 8:13 am

Little more on this. Will Smith was actually great. The internet owes him an apology. He made the genie his own and was one of the best parts of the movie.

The weakest part was probably Jafar. He didn't turn into a giant snake and he never got his song.

The actress and actor playing Aladdin and Jasmine were perfect. Naomi Scott can sing!
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Postby wags83 » Mon May 27, 2019 7:55 pm

Tyler wrote:Source of the post He didn't turn into a giant snake

Well, guess I'm not seeing this
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Postby blake » Mon Jun 03, 2019 1:21 pm

Previews I thought this was going to tank and be bad...

Saw over the weekend. Will Smith did excellent and was entertaining. Jasmie actress was great. Aladdin actor seemed a little weak but maybe that's how his cartoon character was. No real emotion?

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