The casting for this movie was very hit and miss, with Aladdin and Jasmine cast well, the Genie miscast, and Jafar a disaster.
With endless money and all the powers of CGI, Disney had the opportunity to really go wild with this live action version of the film.
However, the film is lackluster and doesn't bring with it the best of the original, and also doesn't really add anything.
Will Smith, who I am a fan of, was a uninspired choice as the Genie, and whilst he's not terrible, one can't help but miss Robin Williams. The Genie should be the most energetic thing in the film. Every scene when the Genie is there, should really pop and be the…