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The Circle: The Creepiness of 100% Transparency!

Emma Watson stars in STX Entertainment’s THE CIRCLE. Photo Credit: Courtesy of STX Entertainment

The Circle is a film that takes the idea of connectedness (email, social media, phone, etc.) to its logical and genuinely creepy extension.

Mae is temping as a customer service representative for an unnamed – company and hating it – when a friend gets her an interview at the ultimate social media company, The Circle.

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Twitter Livestream Event Today: The Circle Fireside Chat!

There will be a liestream event featuring Twitter CEO & Co-Founder Jack Dorsey will join Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, Patton Oswalt and screenwriter/director James Ponsoldt, discussing STX’s new film The Circle and issues related to our modern socially-connected world and technology.

The fireside chat can be found at @WeAreTheCircle beginning at 11am PT/2pm ET.

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Beauty and the Beast Is an Almost Flawless Beauty!

Belle (Emma Watson) in Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, a live-action adaptation of the studio’s animated classic directed by Bill Condon.

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 of these tweaks is a flaw.

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First Look: Beauty and the Beast’s Gaston!

Josh Gad, Luke Evans, Emma Waston, Dan Stevens and Bill Condon attended the China Premiere in Shanghai. Photo courtesy of Walt Disney Studios

As the cast and director of Walt Disney’s Beauty and the Beast wowed the crowd at the Chinese premiere of the film, in Shanghai, Disney dropped a video first look at Luke Evans as Gaston and Josh Gad as LeFou

Walt Disney’s Beauty and the Beast opens on March 17th.

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Beauty and the Beast Worldwide Press Tour Begins in Paris!

Beauty and the Beast: Special Shoot on the terrace of Belle Étoile, in Paris Alan Menken (composer), Bill Codon (director) and the film’s stars Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Josh Gad, Luke Evans & Alexis Loizon . Photo courtesy of Disney.

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.

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Is Knowing Everything Better Trailer: The Circle!

Emma Watson stars in STX Entertainment’s THE CIRCLE. Photo courtesy of STX Entertainment Motion Picture Artwork © 2017 STX Financing, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

‘Knowing is good. Knowing Everything is better,’ says Tom Hanks’s character, Eamon Bailey, founder and CEO of the world’s largest tech and social media company – in which Mae (Emma Watson) is a rising star.

But can anyone be safe when everyone is watching?

The Circle – based on the bestselling novel by Dave Eggers – will be in theaters on April 28, 2017. Check out the  creepy new trailer after the break.

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Pure Disney Magic Trailer: Beauty and and the Beast!

Emma Watson and Dan Stevens) star in Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, a live-action adaptation of the studio’s animated classic directed by Bill Condon.

The trailer for Walt Disney Studio’s Beauty and the Beast is the most detailed we’ve seen, so far.

We learn a bit more about its unique heroine, the Beast and his staff and see a bit more of the preening Gason. More importantly, we get a glimpse of how special the relationship is between Belle and her father.

The trailer suggests that Beauty and the Beast will be another soon-to-be classic example of pure Disney magic. Check it out after the break.

Beauty and the Beast opens on March 17th.

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Hello Teaser: Walt Disney’s Beauty and the Beast!

Belle (Emma Watson) in Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, a live-action adaptation of the studio’s animated classic directed by Bill Condon. Photo courtesy of Walt Disney Studios.

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.

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Transparency Teaser: The Circle!

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‘Knowing is good. Knowing Everything is better,’ says Tom Hanks’s character, Eamon Bailey, founder and CEO of the world’s largest tech and social media company – in which Mae (Emma Watson) is a rising star.

But can anyone be safe when everyone is watching?

The Circle – based on the bestselling novel by Dave Eggers – will be in theaters on April 28, 2017. Check out the  creepy first trailer after the break.

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First Look Stills: Beauty and the Beast!

Belle (Emma Watson) in Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, a live-action adaptation of the studio's animated classic directed by Bill Condon.
Belle (Emma Watson) in Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, a live-action adaptation of the studio’s animated classic directed by Bill Condon.

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 the Beast opens on March 17, 2017.

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