“Watching Disney’s live-action remake of “Lady and the Tramp” bears the familiar feeling of settling — sinking into a spot that is uncomfortably comfortable with the full, conscious knowledge that you could be spending your time better.
“Released as part of the launch of the studio’s streaming content platform Disney+, it’s obviously a product born of pure commercial opportunity, one that is resoundingly adequate.
“This version of the film follows the same basic plot as its 1955 predecessor. Lady, a cocker spaniel puppy, (Tessa Thompson) is adopted by a loving human couple (Kiersey Clemons and Thomas Mann) who spoil her.
“Meanwhile, Tramp (Justin Theroux) is a stray mutt who relies on his wits to survive. But when Lady’s owners have a baby of their own, she loses her well-established furbaby status.”
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