I watched this film with my two nieces (aged seven and four, respectively) at the weekend and it was an interesting experience.
I had imagined I knew how the girls would react to seeing the film for the first time - one I must have watched dozens of times in my own childhood - and I was surprised to be wrong on several counts.
There were a few scenes that I thought would elicit strong reactions (you know the main…
I WANT to like this film, given that I'm crazy about guinea pigs, but that very fact made me pretty mad with all the depictions of poor husbandry and generally bad animal care in this film. Yes, I know it isn't real, but I also know that kids copy what they see on screen and I pity the animals that were bought as a result of this film.
Rewatched this old favourite with this article in mind: www.overthinkingit.com/2011/10/03/beauty-beast-stockholm-syndrome/
Tonnes of fun!