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“ Aladdin” is scripted and directed by Guy Ritchie. The film is co-scripted by John August. It is based on Disney’s Aladdin. Dan Lin and Jonathan Eirich bankrolled the film. Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, Marwan Kenzari, Navid Negahban, Nasim Pedrad and Billy Magnussen are in the cast. Alan Menken is the music composer. Alan Stewart cranked the camera and James Herbert edited the film.
Aladdin, a thief falls for Jasmine, the Princess of Agrabah. When he decided to win over her, he had to face the Chief Officer and the Chief Advisor of the Kingdom. They order him to get them the magical lamp and the Genie to get the Princess. How did he get the magical lamp? Did he persuade the Princess? Watch the film in theaters!
Mena Massoud and Naomi Scott perform well in the film. Their chemistry is astounding. Will Smith as Genie did his part well.
The people, who had watched it as the cartoon and enjoyed might find it a bit difficult to watch it as a feature film. Although many know the Aladdin and the Genie story, it is interesting to watch it on the screen in any form, either as the cartoon or with the real actors. The director has brought the story well and projected Jafar’s role excellently. However, some of the scenes are forcefully inserted and look quite odd. The cinematography is great and the animation works are wonderful too. Yet, if the film had been trimmed a bit, it would have been better.
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If we omit those negative points and watch the film, the film will definitely impress. Aladdin – watch-worthy!
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