“A tale as old as time” Beauty & the Beast review

Beauty & the Beast review: by Adam Brannon

UK certification: PG

14859347_1040969846011519_1192281544_o-copyWhichever big wig down at Disney decided it would be a good idea to remake all of their animated classics using live-action is surely due a massive promotion. The studio’s reputation is soaring after the acquisition of Marvel and Lucasfilm and this new way of thinking is paying off at the box office.

Last year’s The Jungle Book earned just shy of $1billion worldwide, their Marvel Cinematic Universe has taken upwards of $5billion and don’t get me started on Star Wars. Continuing the studio’s trend of remaking their animated features is Beauty & the Beast, but does this modern day reimagining of a fairly modern classic conjure up memories of 1991? Continue reading

MM Top 5: Disney Songs

It’s back! It’s been a rather long time since the last edition of the MM Top 5 series, in fact it was in January that we last looked at a topic. Due to time constraints it is with great sadness that I announce the series will now be done on the second Sunday of every month rather than fortnightly like previous editions. Emotions aside, it’s time for a comeback and April’s topic is Disney Songs. But what has made the cut? Continue reading