The Lion King (1994)

 Rated R because we curse even while discussing kids’ movies.

The 73rd edition of the Next 100 Project takes us to an animated Africa starring regal Mufasa, the entitled Simba and their eclectic group of friends & enemies. It’s a schizo movie with racial issues and strange choices for accents, plus there might even be a bit of gay stereotyping. Still…Hakuna Matata, what a wonderful phrase! Long live Timon & Pumbaa. Get you & your pride some Sparkplug Coffee, but also dial up our talkie talk about the circle of life, etc.

For The Record: There can be more than 1 male lion in a pride. Ryan had read otherwise, but further research reveals that more than 1 dude can be part of the gang.


Coming Attractions Trivia Answers: Bev’s and Ryan’s

Rotten Tomatoes reviews

AFI’s Top 100 Lists

1994 U.S. Box Office and Box Office Mojo Adjusted For Inflation

IMDb’s Top 250

The Lion King musical

Honest Trailers and CinemaSins

1994 Academy Award winners and nominees

Oscar acceptance speeches: Best Song and Best Music Score

Links to: Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs and Bambi and Beauty And The Beast and Aladdin and Forrest Gump

YouTube links: Circle Of Life and I Just Can’t Wait To Be King and Hakuna Matata and Can You Feel The Love Tonight and Mufasa haunts Simba and the finale

Previously on the Next 100 Project: In Cold Blood

August 28th on the Next 100 Project: The Princess Bride