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Disney Has 2 Main Approaches to Live-Action Remakes, and 1 Is Clearly Superior

Disney Has 2 Main Approaches to Live-Action Remakes, and 1 Is Clearly Superior

The Disney remakes just keep coming, and so far, it's easy to divide them into two overall types: translations and adaptations. On the one hand, you have the remakes that hew very closely to the originals; on the other, the movies that take the basics of the original and spin it into something somewhat new. So which of these approaches works better?

Translating Into Live Action

The brighter, shinier approach to the remakes is also the one that tends to get more attention: essentially remaking the animated movie, shot for shot, but with some extra padding added in there and some lip service paid to female empowerment and modernization. This approach, most clearly seen in Beauty and the Beast and The Lion King, but also the underlying approach to Aladdin, leans heavily on nostalgia more than anything else. Entire sequences are remade shot by shot, which is fun on the first watch,

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