The first thought — and perish that thought, if you can — that popped into my head was “impressive, in a ‘Prince of Persia’ way.”
But the source material here is a can’t-miss Disney musical, a cartoon classic given a live action remake.
Will Smith and a cast of mainly lesser-knowns here in the West bring “Aladdin” to the screen on May 24.
The trailers aren’t selling me, I have to say. This could go either way. But we’ll see.