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  • The Lion King remake's photo-realistic animation has been widely praised but still has its bugs. 1 / 8

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  • In the new "Home" TV spot, Nala's mouth doesn't really line up with star Beyoncé saying, "Simba." 2 / 8

    The Lion King Character Posters Young Nala Vertical
  • This is but one example of how the hyper-realistic animation style is at odds with the decidedly unreal nature of the story. 3 / 8

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  • The original film benefitted from the freedom and creativity animation offered to embrace the unreal. 4 / 8

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  • Yet the remake is deliberately aiming for highly detailed realism while still having animals talk like humans. 5 / 8

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  • Disney have been criticized heavily for their hyper-realistic approach to these live-action remakes. 6 / 8

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  • The Lion King releases on July 19, 2019. 7 / 8

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