REVIEW: Beauty & The Beast

This live action version of the beloved animated classic has plenty of action – but could use stronger characterisations to make it an even stronger film.  For those who (like me) grew up knowing and loving the original animated fairytale classic, there were some doubts about whether Bill Condon’s live action version could live up… Read More

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Review Round Up: Beauty & the Beast

Emma Watson stars in Bill Condon’s remake of the classic animated film – but will it stand the test of time in the eyes of the critics?  Daily Review: ** “It is destined, if not to fade into obscurity, then certainly to fade in one way or another: the consequence of existing only in reference… Read More

Five Things Looking Forward to About…Beauty & The Beast

Following a wonderful afternoon with Alan Menken last week and ahead of the new live action version of the classic animated film. Here are five things Love London Love Culture is looking forward to about the new film:  1. Three new songs to be included: in a recent event in London celebrating the launch of the new… Read More

First Impressions: Beauty & The Beast Trailer

The first trailer for the 2017 live action version of the animated classic has been released – so what can we expect?  This early 90’s Disney animated classic is being brought to life once again in anticipated new film starring Dan Stevens (Downton Abbey) and Emma Watson (Harry Potter). Now the first trailer has officially… Read More

First Impressions… Beauty and the Beast

It’s here!It’s finally here! The first teaser trailer for Disney’s live action remake of Beauty and the Beast has been released, and its really very clever!  Disney is on a roll at the moment with its remakes of its classic animation films (well – with Alice in Wonderland being the exception to the rule), and… Read More

Initial Casting Announced for Side Show

First casting for the UK premiere of Broadway musical Side Show, which will open at the Southwark Playhouse in October has been confirmed.  Louise Dearman and Laura Pitt-Pulford will play conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton, in the musical based on a true story about love, acceptance and celebrating the unique. The Hilton Sisters make… Read More