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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
Despite the lack of surprise, there's an undeniable magic about seeing these songs sung by real humans, or in the case of "Be Our Guest," a slightly more human-looking candelabra.
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 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 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
October 27, 2017
Beauty & The Beast is every bit as good and joyous as its original inspiration. A must watch for sure.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
October 16, 2017
Kline is sweetly spot-on as Belle's father, Evans is a hoot as Gaston, and Josh Gad steals almost every scene he's in as his sidekick, LeFou, a man wrestling -- very quietly and unbeknownst even to himself -- with his own sexuality.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 20, 2017
This is old-school Hollywood lavish.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 18, 2017
... the story still possesses the power to charm and teach on a subtle level.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 15, 2017
Sure, there's part of me that wanted Belle to run off with all the books and leave her heart-broken beastly kidnapper to wallow for an eternity, but even I got caught up in the Disney magic of it all and accepted its inevitable happy ending.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 11, 2017
This [Beauty and the] Beast is darker in tone and brighter in wit, if not nearly as romantically transporting as the Oscar-winning original.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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