Review of Beauty and the Beast – Musical, Fantasy and Romance


Beauty and the Beast is a highly talked about animated movie released in theaters last March. It’s a live action, musical and animated feature that tells the story of a wicked stepmother, a powerful enchantress and an arrogant young man who are brought together by an enchanted carpet. This movie is directed by Luc Besson and is written by Daniel Negrete and Jehan Musk. It is one of the biggest surprises of the year and is expected to go straight to the top of the charts upon its release. What will be interesting to watch is whether or not Angelina Jolie makes a big name for herself with this film or if she falls flat and is unable to achieve the same level of success with The Wolf of Wall Street.

The movie is a live-action version of a French tale called The Perfume Song. That movie combined elements of fairy tale, romance and a little bit of weirdness for an enjoyable movie. Beauty and the Beast follow the story of a beautiful young woman named Belle who falls in love with a poor man named Beast. They are forced to flee to a castle where Beast becomes the King of the Forest, replacing Belle, but things quickly go awry as Beast gains more control over his powers and begins to take over Belle’s castle.

The visual style and special effects are among the best you can ask for and the special effects really help make this movie a very memorable one. It also has some excellent voice talent, which includes original songs from the movie like” Belle Escape” and “ought to be dead.” I liked how the Disney characters were placed in the movie instead of placing a lot of other actors in what could be considered minor parts. The only problem I have with the movie is that the ending isn’t completely clear, and that left me a little confused as to what the ending should be.

Beauty and the Beast – Book Review

The movie Beauty and the Beast are a pretty good movie from start to finish. The lead role goes to expectation, which is not surprising given that expectation is what this movie is all about. Morgan Freeman turns in another fantastic performance as Mr. Moore, the owner of a shop that sells everything from crystal to tools for making the pretty Beast. He is an enchantress turned monster, but things don’t always go as planned when the pretty, smart, and innocent young woman arrives at the shop just before the beast, who is already transformed due to an accident involving a vial of evil potion. This makes for some very exciting and unpredictable movie-making, especially when Freeman decides to take the lead role, which he does with aplomb.

The movie version of the story is well worth a read, though it can be a bit tedious compared to the book. However, as a whole the movie and book are very different. While the book’s plot is intricate and captivating, the movie version’s story is far less interesting. I enjoyed the character descriptions and interactions between the various characters, but found most of the book’s humor lost in the translation issues of the movie version. I especially felt that the book’s treatment of the character and his emotions could have been taken a bit more seriously. Still, while the movie is far less successful in its goal to create romance, the movie is a fun and entertaining to watch.

I recommend that if you are going to read anything by Donald Trump, you might want to read Beauty and the Beast instead. It is very entertaining and I highly recommend it. You can find both of the books in the public library. If you enjoy fantasy novels, and are into the subject matter, you should give the book a try. If you haven’t read the book, I highly recommend that you do. It is a great read, and one of the most memorable reads I’ve ever had.

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