Disney+ is finally here, and no, I didn’t watch The Mandalorian. Not yet, at least. I decided my time was better spent watching another shameless live-action remake of a beloved Disney classic. You know, because reasons!
Cynicism aside, I plan on binge-watching The Mandalorian later this year, and since Disney+ debuted with a limited supply of new movies, I figured Lady and the Tramp would be a great film to start with. Although I must admit (and let’s keep this between us…), I haven’t seen the 1955 original.
I know, I know. It’s practically a sin, but let’s just call this review a nostalgia-free experience where I look at Charlie Bean’s Lady and the Tramp with a clear lens. And, well, it sure was an experience. So, press that play button and let’s get started!
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Lady and the Tramp (2019) is Rated PG for some mild thematic elements and action/peril.
It features Tessa Thompson, Justin Theroux, Sam Elliot, Thomas Mann, and Kiersey Clemons.
Directed by Charlie Bean.
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Melvin Benson is the Founder, Executive Editor, and Lead Host of Cinematic Doctrine. He’s written fiction and nonfiction for over a decade with short stories featured on the Creepypasta Wiki and Wattpad. His novelette Ethereal Temptation, a teen drama with a tinge of magical-realism, can be read for free here. His hope is to see King Jesus glorified as far as the east is from the west!