The most commonly leveled charge against Disney films is that, with a few exceptions, the female characters are usually depicted as incomplete until they meet and marry a prince. “The Lion King” is a celebration of the patriarchy for sure, but we didn’t realize it raked so high in its number of transgressions against an allegedly modern society as ours.
Greg Kearney, a senior editor of the Fordham Political Review, found his eyes opened to the evils of “The Lion King” in a college classroom today.
And that is the magic of Disney. Be warned.