Beauty & the Beast (2017). "Turn back into a clock...turn back into a clock."
Join us this week as we explore Disney's 2017 live action remake of Beauty and the Beast, it's the first live action movie we've seen that we've already watched the animated version. Does the live action hold a candle to the OG classic? We discuss the handsomeness of Emma Watson, the disappointing Gaston, CGI horses, dick dads and much more. Does this film have us setting the table for guests or are we turning to stone? Find out today!
Storyline :Disney's animated classic takes on a new form, with a widened mythology and an all-star cast. A young Prince, imprisoned in the form of a Beast (Dan Stevens), can be freed only by true love. What may be his only opportunity arrives when he meets Belle (Emma Watson), the only human girl to ever visit the castle since it was enchanted.
Directors: Bill Condon
Writers: Stephen Chbosky(screenplay by), Evan Spiliotopoulos(screenplay by), Linda Woolverton(based on the 1991 animated film "Beauty and the Beast" animation screenplay by)
Stars: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Josh Gad, and Kevin Kline
Awards: 15 Wins and 76 Nominations : Oscar Nominee for Achievement in Costume and Production Design.
Film Budget: $160,000,000
Gross Worldwide: $1,273,576,220
Please tell us you hate these songs as much as us? They have completely ruined the original classics. Also Emma Watson if you're listening. Please don't ever sing.
Be Our Guest...Put Our Facts to the Test
Ryan Gosling was offered the role of the Beast, but turned it down to appear in La La Land (2016) instead. Emma Watson was offered the lead role in that movie, but turned down that movie to star in this one.
According to Emma Watson, when Belle had to be intentionally struck in the face by a snowball, the whole sequence required numerous attempts, until a satisfactory hit was accomplished. In the end, Emma had to keep moving her face (target) into the line of fire, in order to increase the chances of a direct hit.
Belle's ballroom gown required 3,000 feet of thread, and over 12,000 designer hours to complete. It was accentuated with 2,160 Swarovski crystals.
In the castle battle, LeFou mockingly suggests Mrs. Potts is Chip's grandmother. This is an inside joke alluding to the popular complaint amongst fans that the human version of Mrs. Potts in Beauty and the Beast (1991) looked too old to be Chip's mother.
Make sure you have lots of grey stuff to tide you over this movie is long as fuck.....but it is available on Disney+
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