The Lion King remake a visual wonder

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Last weekend The New Capitol Cinemas in Masa was swarming with children as Disney Live Action, The Lion King remake debuted at Botswana cinemas.

Just like over two decades ago since the original 1994 animated movie, viewers were once again transported into the African savanna where a future king, Simba, is born.

So many people often wonder why people are paying to see a story they have already seen told before.  But director Jon Favreau’s all-new ‘The Lion King’ is indeed a visual marvel, and technological triumph in terms of bringing the characters to 3D. The photorealistic nature of the movie is impressive, but it is basically a repeat of the 1994 2D classic.

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