The Magic Comes to Life.

DIRECTED BY: Guy Ritchie
WRITTEN BY: Guy Ritchie and John August
STARRING: Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott and Will Smith

SYNOPSIS: A kind-hearted street urchin and a power-hungry Grand Vizier vie for a magic lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true. (IMDB)



Aladdin is a fun, live-action version of a beloved animated classic. While the atmosphere isn’t as magical as expected with some questionable musical numbers, direction and casting choices, the charismatic performances of the ensemble, comedy and all ages themes bring enough of that Disney tone to help this story soar.

★★★★★★★½☆☆ 7.5/10 – Consider

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