Beauty and the Beast poster

Following its release on home media formats last week, Screen Junkies has released their Honest Trailer for this year’s live-action remake of Beauty and the BeastDisney’s reimagining of their Oscar-nominated 1991 animated classic was expected to be a big hit around the world, but the film has exceeded even the highest of expectations. Repurposing all of the timeless bits from the original into a hybrid of CGI and live-action, the film earned over $1 billion dollars worldwide and has entered the Top 10 films of all-time at the global box office.

Despite overwhelming audience support, the remake certainly had more detractors than the original film, with many critical of its bloated runtime and its devotion to rehashing the story of the original film. This is Screen Junkies’ main criticism in their “Honest Trailer,” taking the “tale as old as 1991” to task for its lack of original ideas and ...

Click to continue reading Beauty & the Beast Live-Action Remake Gets an Honest Trailer