Aladdin - Movie Review

  • katma 22 May 2019
  • The newest Disney Live Action remake is a classic of the 90's. Here's my review for ALADDIN!
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  • howtoeataham
    howtoeataham 2 saatler önce

    I feel like I’m in the minority when I say this movie sucked. It was funny in some parts, but other than that the acting was pretty sub par, CGI was pretty bad for Disney, and lots of character moments didn’t make sense

    ILLUSION CESAR 3 saatler önce

    Isn't that for girls

  • Arelis Villanueva
    Arelis Villanueva 5 saatler önce

    I don't like u

  • Arelis Villanueva
    Arelis Villanueva 5 saatler önce

    I'm disappointed they left out jafar's song out but I still loved it

  • Emily Goldman
    Emily Goldman 5 saatler önce

    Yessss! You hit my main two gripes of the movie so well. First off iago was trash in the new version, so why bother. Secondly I was NOT a fan of the weird editing during the songs with the speed.

  • Arelis Villanueva
    Arelis Villanueva 5 saatler önce

    Will Smith was awesome

  • Arelis Villanueva
    Arelis Villanueva 5 saatler önce

    I loved the movie.prince Ali was awesome stop hating

  • yellow mermaid
    yellow mermaid Gün önce

    I loved the actors more than the film itself..

  • supremercommonder
    supremercommonder Gün önce

    They got Jasmin wrong white washed

  • Apple y
    Apple y Gün önce

    Here comes all of the "ThE OriGiNAL wAS bEttER" comments. Honestly, I'm so tired of this trope. Cant people just think for themselves? A movie is not automatically better because it came first and was animated, and a live action ADAPTATION is not bad because of the inverse. Imo, this live action was actually better than the original. But I know everyone will attack that opinion, because the desire to have the majority opinion is stronger than fairly assessing a films quality for what it does and giving it the credit it deserves. Oh well...

  • Zachariah Miteruai
    Zachariah Miteruai Gün önce

    People need to get there head out of there ass about cgi like bro how else would we get half the movies we get

  • Apple y
    Apple y Gün önce +2

    Ahh yes of course, live action matter how good/enjoyable they are they will be underrated simply because there was a medicore cartoon made before it. Rip.

    • Apple y
      Apple y Gün önce

      @Celsea C I'm sorry. For clarification I did not intend to say that the 2D animation/anime/"cartoon" medium was mediocre, it is absolutely not. I love animation as well, and I actually believe that animation is capable of creating better stories, worlds and characters than 99% of live action films/TV shows. I was just speaking specifically about "Aladdin", the original 2D Disney movie. I will admit though that I haven't seen that film in a couple of years so it may not even be fair for me to judge it, so I apologize for that. From what i remember though I enjoyed it but i was just not as impressed or captivated by it as much as some of Disney's other works. It wasn't that original story or character wise and so I believe that the live actions changes made up for that for me. Honestly the point of my comment was just that many times people will blindly bash these live action ADAPTATIONS of these older, reneissance Disney era films simply because they are "different from the original" even when if the live action version came first they wouldn't love the animated one as much as the live. You can't let nostalgia or a bandwagon of opinions impact your judgement of a good film which is genuinely good in what it does. People should be thankful that Disney is even reviving their favorite cartoons, instead of complaining, and that was just my main point, I guess.

    • Celsea C
      Celsea C Gün önce

      mediocre cartoon?? have you no idea how many months that took back in the day? what a huge team to work on it? I understand your point but can you not being so condescending? Animation is something that people study and should be appreciated. The original had character and atmosphere which stemmed from animation. The faces were very expressive and all the feelings of the characters got out perfectly. Unlike some of the performances in the movie

  • Apple y
    Apple y Gün önce +1

    Honestly when Disney releases a GOOD live action ADAPTATION (that everyone knows they were gonna go to in theatres since the trailer) and then everybody whines about the whole "ThE oriGiNAL iS aLwAYs bETTER" its so goddamn ANNOYING. people want to hop on that bandwagon so bad that they cant use actual unbiased judgement to enjoy something or recognize its quality. This Aladdin was fantastic, and so were The Jungle Book and Beauty and the Beast. Dont let stupid superstitions cloud your judgement/enjoyment of good movies. Ffs.

  • Kelly Kelbe
    Kelly Kelbe Gün önce

    Why didn’t they keep the same storyline ?

  • Limor Shakar
    Limor Shakar 2 gün önce +1

    The Animation one is the best with the late and great Robin Williams 🧞‍♂️ RIP. Also, too much Aladdin for me Broadway show 🎭, cruise show🚢 and of course the original flick.

  • Kyle Campbell
    Kyle Campbell 3 gün önce

    I don't like Disney movies, especially musicals, and I don't remember seeing the original movie when I was a kid

    I was in because is a Guy Ritchie movie

  • Richard Andrews
    Richard Andrews 3 gün önce +1

    What the hell man? The movie was actually really good. The only part I would agree on was the fast forward part, but I think I noticed just because you said it. It held it's own apart from the animation. I even cried a bit at the end, and I DIDN'T expect that. Also, I watched in in 4D, so maybe enhanced the movie. Anyway, I can't imagine how many people didn't watch this listing to you. Oh, well, the the movie still did great regardless or all the "negative" people .

  • Kimberley Charlie Mifsud
    Kimberley Charlie Mifsud 4 gün önce +1

    YES!!! It felt like a stage musical but filmed! except they were fast forwarded... as you said

  • Justin Rivera
    Justin Rivera 4 gün önce +3

    Nahhh I usually agree with you but this movie was great and I was surprised by it. Give it a 7/10 and I'd watch it again.

    • Rough
      Rough 3 gün önce

      7 out of 10 more like 3 out of 10

  • Elisabeth Bonnema
    Elisabeth Bonnema 4 gün önce

    About Disney sequels, they made those straight to dvd's so that new animators could be trained and train for the proper disneymovies and the budget for those was lower. That's why they mostly lack in quality and stuff, not because nobody cared. They were still well made imo tho ^^

  • Herbo Racks
    Herbo Racks 4 gün önce +1

    It seems like everyone enjoyed this movie except for the hardcore reviewers that keep comparing a live action to something that's animated. Instead of just taking it as a live action film. Literally everyone enjoyed this film and if you haven't seen it go watch it

  • R
    R 4 gün önce

    Will Smith sucks imo, I don't understand why people find him charismatic. I even read some opinions about people comparing his charisma with Tom Cruise and even goddamn Keanu Reeves, lol Where man, where is this charisma? The guy is froze in the 90's

  • Alfian Hardianto 8
    Alfian Hardianto 8 4 gün önce

    Only one may enter here🤣🤣🤣

  • Swayslandjobs Swayslandjobs

    My god..this fucking guy...YES!

  • Arthuruz Scofield
    Arthuruz Scofield 5 gün önce +1

    I watched it with my wife and kids and we loved it! This movie is better than Beauty and the Beast. And the song A Whole New World is better than the cartoon version.

  • izzy A
    izzy A 5 gün önce +1

    this clown is wrong. Its a great movie. Best live action yet.

  • Ranking Factory Review
    Ranking Factory Review 5 gün önce

    Nice job, I loved the info.

  • Ahmed Adam Andalus
    Ahmed Adam Andalus 5 gün önce

    You said you wanted more character development, but then you said the original was hour & half, making it seem you wanted it to be 1.5. That couldn’t happen tho, They could have just did the development but added 20 min extra to the film.
    The movie wasn’t sloppy like X-Men was. They had an actual plot, which gave the overall reason & the Genie was a Blue will smith basically the same thing, still Great & entertaining blue & brown.
    Now mayb they could have done more character development forsure, overall i loved the movie. No alcohol required

  • Jordan Reynolds
    Jordan Reynolds 5 gün önce +5

    I really liked the Will Smith genie. I went into this movie with super low expectations and was pleasantly surprised. I genuinely enjoyed this movie.

  • George Rady
    George Rady 5 gün önce

    Aladdin can’t act and Will Smith can’t sing and Jasmine wants to be Sultan... could care less about “true love”
    Ya know, the Soviets went thru this when they made sure all the “arts” delivered a POSITIVE MESSAGE for the People - they called it “Social Realism” - but we can just callnit what it was... propaganda... and this was corporate propaganda done BAAAAD!

  • CaptainGavtron
    CaptainGavtron 5 gün önce +3

    Should have had Patrick Warburton play the Genie and Ben Kingsley play Jafar.

  • Laura Pereira
    Laura Pereira 5 gün önce

    What about Jasmine ? Cause she was great

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  • John Peacekeeper
    John Peacekeeper 6 gün önce +3

    Eh. This feels like lazy nitpicks rather than an analysis tbh. Like CinemaSins.

  • faruzzy
    faruzzy 6 gün önce +1

    I love your reviews. But I think you a hit a miss on this one. I enjoyed this movie

  • Jose Ruiz
    Jose Ruiz 6 gün önce +1

    I never seen the original Adladin!!!! Should I steer clear of this one? 🤔😱

    • Niasoux Rocks
      Niasoux Rocks 6 gün önce

      Jose Ruiz I think you should definitely watch live action. Everyone is being hard on it but it’s really fun and entertaining. It’s not the best movie in the world but it’s so worth it to see the songs and the actors.

      Ps. You should watch the original too

  • Humza Khan
    Humza Khan 6 gün önce +2

    This was the most “good time no alcohol required” movie ive seen in quite awhile. But then again, i fell off of being critical of movies like around last yr so yeah

  • Robert A. Davis
    Robert A. Davis 7 gün önce

    Yeah the new movie was too long. Like you said they rushed over important scenes and stretched out non-essential scenes (e,g., the Bollywood dance sequence)

  • HallWoodProductions
    HallWoodProductions 7 gün önce +1

    Loved it more then the original

  • Olly Enriquez
    Olly Enriquez 7 gün önce +1

    I agree. A mixed bag. Overall pretty enjoyable but not perfectly executed. Costumes A+

  • JJ M
    JJ M 7 gün önce

    Never gonna watch another Disney remakes ever again. This movie was so lame on a whole new level. I hated it so much. I hated Jasmine and I hated all those Genie changes.

  • Prince Music
    Prince Music 7 gün önce

    Editing and Cinematography worst.

  • fat matt
    fat matt 7 gün önce

    It's a money grab....

  • Yoo Fan
    Yoo Fan 7 gün önce +1

    I honestly enjoyed the movie and that too with zero expectation it would amaze me.... kudos to the main leads

  • barbaro267
    barbaro267 8 gün önce +3

    I'll be the first to say it, but Aladdin in Once Upon A Time is actually better than this one.

  • zynbw
    zynbw 8 gün önce

    I went to it without comparing it to the original disney animation and I had a good time. I took my little cousins to the film and they had a good time and so did I. Some parts were a bit rushed but over all it's good.

  • Chnekohan
    Chnekohan 8 gün önce

    Actually, the movie was great

  • JesMarie Jonz
    JesMarie Jonz 8 gün önce

    Can’t relate cause I loved the movie, there were parts I missed that the animation did. But as a movie on its own not comparing the two I loved it, especially Will Smith as the Genie.

  • Prince Khan
    Prince Khan 8 gün önce

    I loved this movie!!! Def worth a watch

  • LunaOfTheDarkestNight
    LunaOfTheDarkestNight 8 gün önce +3

    I loved will Smith as the genie

  • veecherrygirl
    veecherrygirl 8 gün önce

    I'm with you on this one. I didn't really love it.

  • Robert van Piggelen
    Robert van Piggelen 9 gün önce

    Listening to you is a struggle.

  • aslsmm 00
    aslsmm 00 9 gün önce

    None of the live actions have lived up to the animated. Having said that, I'm definitely going to Robin hood if it ever gets the green light.

  • Idon'tCare Yo
    Idon'tCare Yo 9 gün önce

    Don't worry I think disney sent employees to review it good because everyone I talked to didn't like it and critics really didn't like it!

  • McMatthew99
    McMatthew99 9 gün önce +1

    If the live action remake were released in the '90s and the animated version was released in 2019, then we would be saying that the animation was worse hands-down.
    I'm not saying the reboot beats the original, I'm just saying that it is fantastic in its own right and nostalgia for the original is what drives people to criticize the reboot.

  • Joey (Lucky Boy) Nato
    Joey (Lucky Boy) Nato 9 gün önce

    that electric guitar in the intro is from Propellerhead Reason lol i like your vids btw man

  • tom thorn
    tom thorn 9 gün önce

    Will Smith finally committed career suicide in this movie!!!!

  • Elam White
    Elam White 9 gün önce

    I'm suddenly imagining Disney CGI-ing Robin William's face on Genie...

  • Britnatural
    Britnatural 9 gün önce

    I took my daughter to watch this movie, she loved it... I asked her who was her favourite and she said the genie.

  • Thisisshaz Yessir
    Thisisshaz Yessir 9 gün önce +2

    Watched it twice.. love it enjoyed it.. not as good at the OG tho

  • Sarah ABC
    Sarah ABC 9 gün önce

    I went with a group of friends and we didn’t like the movie. I’m not a particular fan of Will Smith, so I didn’t enjoy it much. It was just a big forgettable blah. Then today I took my 6 years old niece and saw the movie through her eyes. They were filled with awe and wonder and she couldn’t stop talking about it (it replaced princess & the frog & frozen as her favorite movie).

  • Funstuff13613
    Funstuff13613 9 gün önce

    Dude, I don’t know how you didn’t give this film either Dog Shit or You’re not going to remember it in T-20 seconds. Disney are to blame for this blunder not Will Smith. He and Naomi Scott could have been great with the right script, cast, direction, vision and quality assurance. An estimated budget of $185 million, complete freedom of choice of a world full of talent and this is what they come up with, LOL GTFOH.

  • Him With The Hair
    Him With The Hair 9 gün önce

    Seen it, I'd say it was a good time no alcohol required, but can also see how some people might need the alcohol to enjoy it.

  • saina subtle
    saina subtle 9 gün önce +7

    It was awesome
    Hear it from me
    I am quite a critic

    ULTRALISK BUILDER 10 gün önce +1

    4:00 I was in a screening where he existed in a single scene and said nothing. Trust me, whatever you are talking about, *it's better.*

  • Blaze Escamilla
    Blaze Escamilla 10 gün önce

    I thought Guy Ritchie was a wierd choice and I didnt even realize he was director until the movie started

  • SL twentyeight
    SL twentyeight 10 gün önce

    My kid never seen the animated ver. She loved this movie dancing when movie ended. Thankfully it was AMC.

  • Brooke
    Brooke 10 gün önce

    I thought it was the best disney remake thus far...but granted I’m not sure the other ones set the bar very high

  • Smooth Operator
    Smooth Operator 10 gün önce +5

    If Will Smith wasn’t in this film it would’ve been a complete bomb

  • Eric Mugerwa
    Eric Mugerwa 10 gün önce

    CGI expensive, a mouth move costs $250,000 - that why director said leave that ish open

  • Zed Kaizoku
    Zed Kaizoku 10 gün önce

    One of my complaints is when Aladdin 2019 wished the genie to be free becoming humain with no power which he supposed to maintain his half semi cosmic power like in the continuation (so in short he was 100% when imprison and when freed he was 50%) if a sequel is planned the return of jafar they need the Genie half semi Cosmic power to fight abysmal & Jafar

  • Naytron 9000
    Naytron 9000 10 gün önce +2

    Jeremy Jahns > Chris Stuckapenisinhisbuttandlikeditmann

  • BrandoCritic
    BrandoCritic 10 gün önce

    Although this movie didn't blow my socks off, I have to give it to Will Smith! The dude crushed it!

  • Rassan Ferhadi
    Rassan Ferhadi 10 gün önce

    Daddy daddy daddy daddydaddydaddydaddydaddydaddydaddy JEREMY

  • Kemuel Perez
    Kemuel Perez 10 gün önce

    The cave should’ve had movement. They should have done the whole scene instead of it being part of the montage. Jafar was eh not so menacing. Blue genie sounded like he was reading lines. Kinda like his son did in Karate Kid. Normal genie was fine for some reason. The new jasmine song didn’t fit with the old songs. Great job with the friend like me sequence and the Prince Ali one. It was ok. It felt rushed sometimes. Now I did think of having return of Jafar made. That would give them more freedom.

  • queen j
    queen j 10 gün önce

    I actually really liked the beginning because it had Jasmine already sneaking out of town rather than complain to wanting to be free. She actually executed it.

  • Peter Parker
    Peter Parker 10 gün önce

    A hahaha

  • TeachMe4Free
    TeachMe4Free 10 gün önce +1

    There was never a moment when I didn't feel like I was watching the Fresh Prince of Bel Air. His portrayal of the Genie seemed monotone and generic at best.

    The original Genie from the animation was based on Robin Williams style of comedy and acting. Will Smiths style of comedy simply doesn't work for the Genie.
    Will Smith can't do voices and he can't sing or rap. The rap made me cringe orange soda.

    I lasted about 22 mins before leaving, which is about your average length of a "Fresh Prince of Bel Air" episode. RIP

  • DKTheDarkKnight
    DKTheDarkKnight 10 gün önce

    You went in with your mind already made up.

  • dudebro
    dudebro 10 gün önce

    This movie was utter dogpoop. I don't understand why people would like it. Such poor quality in every way.

  • ad11
    ad11 10 gün önce +6

    I usually agree with you, but man this time you said so much bs... Aladdin is a great movie, had a great time :)

  • سييرا Anya
    سييرا Anya 10 gün önce

    I loved this movie!

  • Skull kidd
    Skull kidd 11 gün önce

    Also Will Smith did better both “CGI” Genie and himself.

  • Skull kidd
    Skull kidd 11 gün önce

    I’m glad they didn’t cgi the cave of wonders like they did in the original. It would be terrifying

  • AveryScarlet
    AveryScarlet 11 gün önce

    The beginning was a bit too fast paced for my taste, the middle part was my favorite. Then the ending.... it was okay for me. Though I do give Will Smith a thumbs up for trying to divert his version of Genie away from Robin Williams. I do wish they fixed the CGI of his body.... Jafar and Iago? Almost forgot they were actually a threat till the end. Honestly, we don't see the full extent of Jafar as a powerful sorcerer in this movie. And I don't know why, but it feels like Jasmine sang more than Aladdin. I love the song 'Speechless', though I wish she sang it at the beginning when arguing against her father about her betrothal of after he leaves her before she escapes the palace. I don't know, I felt that the song was wasted since all the characters around her didn't listen to her feelings about no one listening to her. It would have had a bigger impact to see the reactions of those around her while she was singing.

  • Unlimited Power
    Unlimited Power 11 gün önce

    Good or not, I still see no point in watching this. We know the story, and have a version with beautiful animation. Why watch it again, but now slightly grounded in reality because it's live-action? Just my thoughts. If you liked it, who am I to judge?

  • Casey Foster
    Casey Foster 11 gün önce

    Cave of wonders 1:27 lol good impersonation

  • UkOnAe
    UkOnAe 11 gün önce

    How? Chris Stuckmann gave better rating to Dark Phoenix than Aladdin. And you did the opposite? Who do I refer to then and not waste money?

  • Sharky Magnum
    Sharky Magnum 11 gün önce

    Just saw it and had a good time...but a couple of complaints. The scene fast forwarding was off setting, the audio wasn't balanced and clashes the score with the actors voices more than once. The casting for Jafar was WAY OFF! I chuckled at the guy...not villian material. Certainly doesn't measure up to the voice presence of Johnathan Freeman. Will Smith was GREAT! He almost carries the film on his own and he really makes it work. Musical numbers and visual production were good.👍With current Disney I expected some social political awareness, but was SHOCKED at the level they went to in this film. 😲 They literally de-railed their own story and turned the third act into a political service announcement. Was also shocked to learn this was a Guy Richie film, because it doesn't feel like one! Not his signature style at all.
    It was entertaining, a little shaky on a production side, great visuals...good music, overkill on the politics and a let down in the third act...but overall fun! Their raking in the Disney Dollars as I type. 😆

    • aj pat
      aj pat 10 gün önce

      Marwan Kenzari was miscast as Jafar. Like, Disney got the right ethnicity but the age is wrong.

  • utubeproductreviews
    utubeproductreviews 11 gün önce

    Liked the video, thanks.

  • Unxpekted
    Unxpekted 11 gün önce

    Movie was fucking trash

  • Something Creative
    Something Creative 11 gün önce

    I'm hoping for aladdin and the king of thieves.

  • quigone
    quigone 11 gün önce

    Agree here... Was meh.. and the animation definitely did better. Abu and iago are no longer beloved supporting characters...

    • aj pat
      aj pat 10 gün önce +1

      Alan Tudyk was wasted in his voice role of Iago. Gilbert Gottfried should have been allowed to reprise his role of Iago.

  • Rapuccina :p
    Rapuccina :p 11 gün önce

    I actually liked the movie.

  • Cristian Pelayo
    Cristian Pelayo 12 gün önce

    The movie WAS AMAZING!!!! The trailers didn’t do it justice at all, totally would pay to see it again, the only thing is the final ending kind of bugged me because jafar never turned into a big snake

  • Scott Brierley
    Scott Brierley 12 gün önce

    It was cheap and Guy Ritchie ran off with the money.

  • Trigger Happy
    Trigger Happy 12 gün önce +3

    I loved will Smith's singing . I was concerned about his singing, but he made genie cool in his own way.

    • WolofWhispers •
      WolofWhispers • 8 gün önce

      Trigger Happy Ik...I also think Will Smith did a GREAT job as genie, and I loved the movie.

    • Trigger Happy
      Trigger Happy 8 gün önce

      @WolofWhispers • Honestly I think it's just a bunch of butt hurt white folks pissed that a black guy is playing the genie. Which is unfair because Will Smith did such an AMAZING job .
      People keep bringing up race with this film, and it bothers me because we should just be happy that colored people are finally being embraced in cinema ...
      I think the race based criticism is mainly from white people and we shouldn't let their useless, culture-less views on things ruin Aladdin. it is a beautiful film and is inspiring colored people all over the world to be proud of who they are and to believe in themselves.

    • WolofWhispers •
      WolofWhispers • 8 gün önce +1

      Trigger Happy yeah. Some people are being harsh for no reason

  • Trigger Happy
    Trigger Happy 12 gün önce

     The most confusing scene for me was when Jasmine starts randomly singing the song "speechless" as she's being taken captive by Jafar's soldiers. I kid you not, after she finished singing , I heard people mumbling throughout the theater "what just happened?" , "what the fuck?" , "why is she singing?" ... I personally disliked the song, and when combined with the expression on Naomi Scott's face , it made jasmine appear very whiny and bratty. It was sad because this scene had so much potential to be a real tear jerker , but the song completely ruined it and wasted everyone's time... -__-

  • mira hana
    mira hana 12 gün önce

    c'mon..Just appreciate the hardwork...You cant expect it to be as perfect as the animation...Cause you know, its animated..No hate tho

    STATIC-SHOCKER 12 gün önce +2

    I agree with you Jeremy. I liked parts of it but overall it sucks. I like the new musical acts though. And jasmine is hot. Lol