Disney's live-action Beauty and the Beast

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Re: Disney's live-action Beauty and the Beast

Post by Daniel » October 29th, 2020, 2:02 pm

Glen Keane talks about how the remake perfected a moment he struggled with. I've seen the remake enough times to know the moment, and I do not share his feelings. Like usual, the original is always better.

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Re: Disney's live-action Beauty and the Beast

Post by Farerb » October 29th, 2020, 2:05 pm

Seems like I don't share Glen's feelings on anything lately, I guess he is too hard on himself regarding his own animation, though I don't understand how the guy who did that beautiful scene in Beauty and the Beast is the same one who's behind Over the Moon.

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Re: Disney's live-action Beauty and the Beast

Post by Ben » October 29th, 2020, 4:05 pm

Oh, is it that bad?

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Re: Disney's live-action Beauty and the Beast

Post by Farerb » October 29th, 2020, 4:13 pm

Not bad, but mediocre IMO, I'm sure some might enjoy it, but I felt that it was immature compared to other animated films and that the messages and themes were too on the nose.

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Re: Disney's live-action Beauty and the Beast

Post by EricJ » October 29th, 2020, 8:49 pm

Ben wrote:
October 29th, 2020, 4:05 pm
Oh, is it that bad?
I've always admired Keane's work during the 90's Renaissance, but the Netflix trailer GENUINELY has me afraid to watch. :shock:

When the princess of the moon suddenly bursts into a glam-diva number, I looked for the Sony Animation label on it.

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Re: Disney's live-action Beauty and the Beast

Post by Farerb » October 30th, 2020, 1:48 am

That wasn't even the worst part, for me it was the angry birds.

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Re: Disney's live-action Beauty and the Beast

Post by Ben » October 30th, 2020, 6:12 am

You know you guys are making me more fascinated to watch this now, right?

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Re: Disney's live-action Beauty and the Beast

Post by Farerb » October 30th, 2020, 7:22 am

I'm actually surprised that there's lack of interest in this film, not just here but I hardly see people talk about it. I thought people liked Glen Keane. Weren't you disappointed that he didn't get to make Rapunzel?

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Re: Disney's live-action Beauty and the Beast

Post by Ben » October 30th, 2020, 11:05 am

I thought it was *unfortunate* that he was removed, but knowing the way Disney works, we ironically definitely got a more "Disney" film from it as a result.

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Re: Disney's live-action Beauty and the Beast

Post by Farerb » October 30th, 2020, 2:53 pm

I agree. I'm glad Tangled exist.

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Re: Disney's live-action Beauty and the Beast

Post by Daniel » October 30th, 2020, 3:26 pm

Careful, you're going to make Duster come out of the shadows. ;)

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Re: Disney's live-action Beauty and the Beast

Post by Daniel » April 16th, 2021, 1:53 pm

The TV series has been renamed "Gaston and LeFou".

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Re: Disney's live-action Beauty and the Beast

Post by Ben » April 16th, 2021, 3:39 pm

I, er...can’t wait...?

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Re: Disney's live-action Beauty and the Beast

Post by Bill1978 » April 16th, 2021, 7:24 pm

The only thing that makes me remotely interested in this unnecessary prequel thing is that I get new songs from Menken.

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Re: Disney's live-action Beauty and the Beast

Post by Farerb » April 17th, 2021, 3:38 am

I'm not looking forward to this. Mainly because I don't care about anything that has something to do with that wretched remake, this is also from the hacks who made Once Upon a Time, and personally I haven't been impressed with Menken's work since Hercules (and it doesn't help that Glenn Slater is going to be the lyricist).

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