Excerpt: It’s a bit overlong and underwhelming (writers Stephen Chbosky and Evan Spiliotopoulos aren’t very forthcoming with important plot details), but 2017’s Beauty And The Beast is still enough to entertain wow-ready Disney audiences.
Excerpt: You know those “extended editions” of movies where the director refuses to allow the studio to say “director’s cut” because it’s really the same movie with scenes he or she purposefully deleted added back in? That’s what Condon’s Beauty and the Beast feels like.
Excerpt: Heralded “Dreamgirls” director Bill Condon took a star-studded cast, a dizzying budget, and a tale as old as time, and instead of manifesting a magical remake, delivers a lackluster re-enactment.
Excerpt: Ainda que as personagens computadorizadas sejam tão boas como as originais (aplausos para o fantástico elenco que fica escondido até ao final), a versão animada estará para sempre no nosso imaginário e isso era impossível de suplantar.