Tag: Jon Favreau

REVIEW: The Lion King (2019)

With this year's release of Jon Favreau's The Lion King, Disney finally reached peak redundancy. Their series of animated classic remakes has been a resounding success in commercial terms, and indeed Favreau's film has grossed more than US$1.6 billion in cinemas worldwide. Creatively, however, it feels like a black page. It adds little to the 1994 ...

REVIEW: Cowboys & Aliens (2011)

A gunslinger (Daniel Craig) with no memory of his past stumbles into the wild west town of Absolution. When aliens begin abducting the townsfolk, the gunslinger teams up with a mysterious young woman (Olivia Wilde) and a battle-hardened cattle rancher (Harrison Ford) to rescue the humans and defeat the alien menace. In all honesty Cowboys & ...