Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Super Mario Bros. Movie

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What happens when you combine 90’s nostalgia with a classic Nintendo video game series and animation? You get one of the best video game movies ever created. That’s right, Nintendo, Illumination, and Universal Pictures created an entertaining movie.

The Super Mario Bros. Movie tells the tale of two plumbers who are brothers, Mario (Chris Pratt) and Luigi (Charlie Day). They’ve just left their employer to start their own plumbing business. The trouble? Their business is slow, even after running a television ad to promote the business.

When the city of Brooklyn experiences a plumbing issue that results in a massive flood, the two brothers hop into action. They take a dive into the sewers of Brooklyn, where they find themselves transported to the magical Mushroom Kingdom. There, they discover a whole new world.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Live Action Lion King

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I can’t tell you how excited I was to see the new, live-action Lion King movie. The Lion King was a favorite movie of mine and to see it brought to life seemed like a no-brainer.

Oh… how wrong I was.

Mufasa and Simba on a cliff

The latest Disney animated movie to be brought to life didn’t wow and engage like their previous effort, Aladdin. Instead, Pam and I sat bored in the theater watching this trainwreck of a movie.

The new Lion King felt uninspired and thrown together. Nothing truly caught my attention and I was disappointed because of this.

If you do go and watch the live-action Lion King, know you won’t be in for a great movie. You’ll be in for a great movie made into something mediocre.