Continue reading “Beauty and the Beast (Mini-series, 2014)”
Prince Leon is known for his cruelty and capricious behavior, and wears a mask to hide an ugly scar. But he is also tormented by a secret from his past. Initially charmed by Bella’s beauty and unflinching courage, he seeks to make her another of his conquests, even making a bet with his cousin he can seduce her within weeks. But Bella is not so easily swayed. Beautifully filmed in northern Italy, this lush and passionate take on a classic tale relies not on magic, but something more powerful. Can the ocean be tamed? Can a beast be worthy of love?– Renee, IMDB
Continue reading “Disney Descendants (2015)”
“Soon-to-be King Ben, son of Beauty and the Beast, lives in Auradon, a place where the fairy tale heroes live. He decides to allow four Villain Kids from the Isle of The Lost, a run down place where fairy tale villains were banished, come to Auradon. They are: Mal, daughter of Maleficent, Carlos, son of Cruella De’Vil, Jay, son of Jafar, and Evie, daughter of the Evil Queen. Their parents want them to steal Fairy Godmother’s wand so they can break the Isles barrier. But will the succeed?”– Anonymous, IMDB
Continue reading “Beauty and the Beast (Cannon Movie Tales, 1987)”
“To save her father, a girl who always puts others before herself promises to live her life in a lavish castle with a strange beast.”– Anonymous, IMDB.
Continue reading “Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (1997)”
“Belle prepares the castle for Christmas against Beast’s wishes, trying to bring him happiness for the season. Forte, a pipe organ, fears that Belle’s plans may eventually bring about an end to the curse… the curse that brought him more importance in the Master’s life. Forte uses Fife, a flute who desperately wants a solo, to destroy Belle’s plans and get rid of her.”– R. John Berggren, IMDB.
Continue reading “Beauty and the Beast: A Dark Tale (2009)”
“A dark twist on the morality tale of forbidden love between beautiful Belle and the feared forest Beast. As villagers are being brutally murdered and the Beast is hunted down as the one responsible for the mayhem, Belle and Beast team up to defeat the real killer the power-hungry witch’s malevolent troll.”– American World Pictures, IMDB.
Continue reading “Beauty and the Beast (Bevanfield Films, 1991)”
“While travelling, Monsieur Du Bois is again attacked by a highwayman and brought to a château to recover under the care of Madame Bombec. Du Bois picks a rose from the château’s gardens which angers Du Bois’ mysterious host, the Beast as each flower that is picked from the garden shortens the Beast’s life by one day. The Beast agrees to let Du Bois go on the condition that he gives the Beast the thing he loves the most- his daughter Beauty; and so Beauty goes to stay at the château where she finds magic in the most unlikely of places”– Rachel, IMDB.
Continue reading “Beauty and the Beast (Golden Films, 1997)”
“One day a terrible storm struck and once the storm had cleared, Beauty’s father headed off to check on his ship. While returning home, another storm struck and raged all night, so he found shelter in a strange palace. The next morning, as the merchant was leaving, he picked a single flower from the garden for Beauty, which imprisoned him with the resident of the enchanted palace, the Beast. When his horse returned alone, Beauty set off to find her father, but what awaited her was a heart that matched her own”– Beauty and the Beast DVD Description