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OP’ed: Disney’s ‘Aladdin’ is disappointing, nothing groundbreaking

OP’ed: Disney’s ‘Aladdin’ is disappointing, nothing groundbreaking

May 28, 2019 |

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Disney’s highly anticipated Aladdin is here, but we know better than to expect anything groundbreaking from another needless live-action adaptation. While remake has pleasantly surprised most critics with colorful costumes and charismatic leads, Aladdin’s signature songs are its biggest disappointment. Aladdin is tricky to negotiate from a representational standpoint because it was never based on one [...]

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