Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

DVD - 2017
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The fantastic journey of Belle, a bright and independent young woman who takes her father's place as the prisoner of a beast in his castle. As Belle befriends the castle's enchanted staff, she and the Beast slowly begin to look beyond their initial reactions to each other and see who they truly are. But back in Belle's village, her father's fears for her safety drive him to rally the villagers to free Belle from the castle--a plan that goes awry, with dangerous consequences, when Belle's would-be suitor Gaston twists the rally into a mob and leads an attack on the castle.
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Inc., [2017]
Branch Call Number: J MOVIE BEAUT
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approximately 129 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in..
digital,optical,surround,stereo,5.1 Dolby Digital,2.0 descriptive audio
NTSC
video file,DVD video,region 1

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pemberely
Sep 18, 2017

The second half had more to offer, probably because most of the second half had original material. I think the movie was okay for that reason. Otherwise, kindof unnecessary, some jokes and dialogue that kids wouldn't get. So basically: Beauty+Beast for those who know the original. Also just seems like it tried a bit too hard to outdo the original or for whatever reason remakes of Disney movies are attempted. Disney shouldn't make any more remakes unless they are going to take creative and original initiative.

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llane
Sep 16, 2017

Loved the C.G.I. but basic remake

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rapunzel454
Sep 15, 2017

Don't bother watching this one; just watch the original instead.

I'm not a huge fan of Disney musicals but my wife wanted to see it. I have to say, I quite enjoyed it.

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patch666
Aug 12, 2017

God I wanted to love this movie but no ~ Emma Watson is truly a fairytale beauty but it felt forced. Watch the animated version again. kids may like it but it was not romantic at all >> are these the same songs as the original ?? i couldnt tell. It had very little life in it . Too bad should have been epic but is barely watchable.

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wiredonjava
Aug 10, 2017

Truly a masterpiece and my all-time favourite. Wish I had seen it in the theatre.

VaughanPLAlison Aug 08, 2017

Though it may not quite compare to the animated original, the live-action version is lush, well cast, beautiful to look at, answers quite a few questions and plot holes that the animated version had and adds a few more tunes. Really can't go wrong!

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lroziani
Aug 08, 2017

i have the CD right now and it doesnt work

MrsSarahGrace Jul 27, 2017

I had no idea if I would like this remake or not since I had heard reviews from friends on both ends of the spectrum. I loved it! I was suprised how much I liked Emma Watson as Belle. I thought the special effects were spectacular. I loved the story of Belle's mother added to this remake. I thought it gave the relationship between Belle and the Beast some real foundation, which is often lacking in princess movies. The wolves always scared me as a small child and the real life version makes it even scarier. Maybe not a great choice for the younger Beauty and the Beast fans. Overall, I thought it was a great remake and can't wait til the next one!

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matcat44
Jul 24, 2017

Didn't realize there was so much singing. Not really for me.

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Aug 21, 2017

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Jul 16, 2017

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Jun 19, 2017

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