Disney’s latest attempt at translating one of its classic animated films to live-action is a beauty, if a bit flawed. For the live-action take, the script was tweaked to allow Belle to be even more independent (and less of a Stockholm Syndrome sufferer) and a late tweak include a couple of blink-and-you’ll-miss-it gay moments. Neither […]
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Beauty and the Beast Worldwide Press Tour Begins in Paris!
The press tour for Walt Disney Studios’ live-action adaptation its animated classic, Beauty and the Beast, gets underway today in Paris – fitting, as France is where the story originated. To mark the occasion, Disney has released a clip from film, introducing Emma Watson’s Belle. Beauty and the Beast premieres on March 17th.
Hello Teaser: Walt Disney’s Beauty and the Beast!
A new TV spot for Walt Disney’s Beauty and the Beast features Emma Watson’s Belle singing Hello against a montage of the character meeting her host/captor and others. It’s quite enchanting. Walt Disney’s Beauty and the Beast opens on March 17th.
First Look Stills: Beauty and the Beast!
Walt Disney’s Beauty and the Beast looks to be yet another case of the studio taking a beloved animated feature film and adapting it to live-action. Disney has released seven new stills from the film. The other six follow the break. check them out (double right click to embiggen) – they’re gorgeous! Disney’s Beauty and […]
Kind Beast Trailer: Beauty and the Beast!
Walt Disney Pictures has released its first trailer for Beauty and the Beast and, as expected, Emma Watson is a perfect Belle. The new trailer follows the break. Beauty and the Beast will be in theaters on March 17, 2017.
Atmospheric Teaser: Walt Disney’s Live-Action Beauty and the Beast!
You all know the story. Most of you loved the Disney animated film. Now Disney has released the atmospheric teaser trailer for the live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast – directed by Oscar®-winner Bill Condon and starring Emma Watson as Belle. Once again, it looks like they got it right. Check it out after […]
Disney Casts Belle For Live-Action Beauty and the Beast!
Disney’s live-action take on Beauty and the Beast has cast its female lead – Emma Watson will be Belle. (Perfect casting, if I do say so myself – check out the photo after the break.)
The Fifth Estate Is Scattered But Has Great Performances!
Bill Condon’s The Fifth Estate endeavors to tell us the story of WikiLeaks while painting a picture of the men behind its success and going behind the scenes of the website’s scoops. He gets amazing performances from Benedict Cumberbatch, as Julian Assange, and Daniel Brühl, as Daniel Berg – the visionary and the grounding factor […]
The Fifth Estate: New Tension-Packed Clip and Behind The Scenes Featurette Released!
DreamWorks’ Julian Assange/WikiLeaks film, The Fifth Estate hits theaters next week (October 18th). A new clip – showing a bit of a disagreement between WikiLeaks’ founders (above) – and featurette (after the jump) have just been released. They point to the film being quite the tension-pack tale.
The Fifth Estate’s Director and Stars: Why It Was Made!
There are documentaries that lay out the facts of the WikiLeaks/Julian Assange story, so why a journalistic thriller? The Fifth Estate’s director, Bill Condon – and stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Daniel Bruhl and Laura Linney – talk about that in a brand new featurette. Check it out after the jump. The Fifth Estate open on October […]
The Fifth Estate – DreamWorks Releases New Poster!
DreamWorks Pictures has released a new poster for its WikiLeaks movie, The Fifth Estate. Follow the jump to check out the official synopsis and links for Facebook, Twitter and more.