There’s a whole lotta mumbo jumbo to be found in #Dumbo, Disney’s latest live-action remake — National Post

There’s an unbridgeable chasm between Disney’s original flying-elephant movie Dumbo, which turns 78 this year, and the new live-action remake. And that’s a mixed blessing. The 1941 version features some problematic characters, including a corvid named Jim Crow (a 19th-century racist caricature of African Americans), and a troupe of all-black “happy-hearted roustabouts” who boast that…

via There’s a whole lotta mumbo jumbo to be found in Dumbo, Disney’s latest live-action remake — National Post

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