Animal-themed movies now playing/streaming
“A Reindeer’s Journey”
“Lady and the Tramp” (2019)
The live-action remake of the Disney classic is on Disney+, Disney’s new streaming service.
“The Elephant Queen”
This documentary follows elephant matriarch Athena, who leads her herd on an epic journey across the African savannah. Chiwetel Ejiofor narrates. Now playing in limited release. In limited theatrical release on October 18. On disc and streaming in November 1.
This award-winning Korean film follows the lives of two families — one wealthy, one poor. Read: About Those Pampered Dogs in ‘Parasite’
Strippers take down their wealthy clients in this film based on a true story. Read: Meet Mr. Bruce From ‘Hustlers’
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”
“The Lion King”
Jon Favreau (“The Jungle Book”) directs this new version of “The Lion King,” featuring the voices of Donald Glover, Beyoncé, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Seth Rogen, Amy Sedaris, and James Earl Jones (See the entire voice cast here). (Read the review.)