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, can be freed only by true love. What may be his only opportunity arrives when he meets Belle, the only human girl to ever visit the castle since it was enchanted.
Maurice played by Kevin Kline is possibly based on Gepetto from Pinocchio (1940) as both old men are single fathers and are creators by making music boxes and toys respectively and both get separated from Belle and Pinocchio respectively as well. See more »
When Belle teaches a little girl how to read the words are in English instead of French, despite the movie being set in France. See more »
[to the Beast]
I never thanked you for saving my life.
I never thanked YOU for not leaving me to be eaten by wolves...
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The Disney logo features the Beast's enchanted castle in the evening before the party started See more »
I don't know about you guys, but I was left thinking "What was the bloody point?" and came out feeling underwhelmed as everything felt weaker compared to the 1991 original. Emma Watson is not very good as Belle, and they didn't change it enough to make it stand out like The Jungle Book or Pete's Dragon remake. Disney felt really lazy here, sadly. I hope we see more effort in the future rather than just 90% the exact same movie.
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