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Beauty and the Beast Reviews

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March 13, 2018
There's a lot of brave Hermione Granger in the new Belle. [Full review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
March 7, 2018
Bill Condon keeps thing visually interesting enough that you'll still be engaged even while suppressing your urge to sing along with every word.
February 22, 2018
A lot of this movie feels like more, but not necessarily better. It just feels like extra.
February 20, 2018
As a whole, the production doesn't hold a candelabrum to Kenneth Branagh's lovely 2015 version of Cinderella, to say nothing of the 1991 Beauty original.
February 15, 2018
Nearly every detail is lifted verbatim from the earlier picture, minus the finesse or joy. This is not a movie at all, it's an overzealous dress rehearsal.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 29, 2018
It's a very excellent, faithful adaptation, with a couple of differences in a live-action version.
January 23, 2018
While there are a number of things to recommend within this live-action retelling of 'a tale as old as time' ... the movie, as a whole, feels strangely inert.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 18, 2018
This is the best live action remake of a Disney movie, if not one of the best remakes of anything ever.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
January 16, 2018
Our family watched Beauty and the Beast separately . . . but we all had the same reaction: We loved it. Disney excels in creating movie worlds, and to create this one they decided against straight live-action and incorporated 1700 visual effects.
Full Review | Original Score: A
December 28, 2017
This might be a "tale as old as time" but it is the new technology that makes this better than the original
Full Review | Original Score: A
December 28, 2017
... extremely entertaining. [Full review in Spanish]
December 27, 2017
Aforementioned imperfections notwithstanding, Condon and his team have breathed new life into a "tale as old as time."
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 18, 2017
In time, Belle sees past the Beast's dreadful visage - a puzzling CGI-generated furry blankness that suggests bad taxidermy more than fearsome ugliness - and her love solves everything.
December 8, 2017
Unfortunately, the more "real" the movie tries to make everything appear, the harder it becomes to ignore that the necessity to their falling in love isn't particularly romantic
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
December 5, 2017
Small shortcomings aside, Beauty and the Beast is a splendid remake. Even today, its themes regarding finding love and beauty from within a person and not for social status and appearances resonate
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 1, 2017
From the "poor provincial town" to the dazzling ballroom, the movie is a larger-than-life feast for the eyes. Emma Watson's Belle is smart, progressive and"not a princess."
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
November 25, 2017
The retelling stays true to the animated classic...
November 19, 2017
Its misguided attempts to secure Best Original Song nominations bloat like a puffer fish, turning a swift 90-minute movie into a cumbersome two-hour snoozefest.
November 4, 2017
Director Bill Condon's remake improves on the original in some ways while retaining the silver screen magic, spectacle and nostalgic kick necessary for fans to fall in love all over again.
Full Review | Original Score: A
November 1, 2017
What essentially works for 'Beauty and the Beast' is its relevance.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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