Aladdin Review- Will Smith Does the Genie Proud and Jasmine Leaves Us Speechless

By Lindsay Brookshier

Like any true 90’s kid, I grew up watching the Aladdin movie on repeat. I was six when the movie came out and I still remember watching it in the theaters. From then on I was obsessed. I had enough Princess Jasmine dolls to form a small army. I had the Aladdin soundtrack and listened to it over and over again. I dressed up as Jasmine all the time. You get the idea.

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With all that in mind, I had mixed expectations about this new live action Aladdin movie. So did many of us. After all, how could we ever replace the iconic voice of Robin Williams as the Genie? How could we possibly remake such a Disney classic? Could live action actors and actresses ever replicate the faces of Aladdin and Jasmine?

For better or worse, here are my thoughts on the new Aladdin film as a die hard 90’s Disney movie fan!

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