Watching them all — and you can watch just about every one now, thanks to Disney Plus — feels weird more than anything else.
If you’re someone who grew up with the animated classics they adapt, screening most of these remakes is like watching yourself on camera.
you’re going to an arena to see a cover band, and they’re not even that good.
It’s easy to say that the bulk of them are “shot-for-shot” remakes, even though that’s not really true.
The shame is that there are truly good remakes that are good because they feel unique.
(It will be years before we discover if these remakes mean as much to this generation as the originals did to the one prior).
They’re not going anywhere, and they’re working out just fine — in Hollywood, no one argues with a billion-dollar box office. »