Beauty and the Beast

'Beauty and the Beast' Dances Past Half-Billion Domestic Mark at Box Office

After ten weeks in theaters, Disney’s live-action remake of “Beauty and the Beast” has passed $500 million at the domestic box office, making the …

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Box Office: 'Fate Of The Furious' Races Past $1 Billion Overseas

<i>Fate of the Furious</i> has now become just the sixth movie to earn over $1 billion outside of North America, joining <i>Jurassic World</i> ($1.019b), <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> ($1.131b), <i>Furious 7</i> ($1.163b), <i>Titanic</i> ($1.528b) and <i>Avatar</i> ($2.027b). With a worldwide total of over $1.223b worldwide, it may soon …

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Pirates 5 Has Second-Worst Opening In Franchise History

The initial box-office numbers for <i>Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales</i>--the new entry in the series since 2011--have come in, and they may not be what Disney would have wanted.<p>As reported by Entertainment Weekly, the film made $62.2 million for the Friday-Sunday period, with estimates …

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17 Tumblr Posts About Movies That Are Honestly Pretty Funny

"The most unrealistic thing about <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i> is that his headphones still worked after 26 years."<p>Posted on May 27, 2017, 17:17 GMT<p>1. This "heavy" pun.<p>2. This <i>Beauty and the Beast</i> theory.<p>3. This thing that almost definitely happens.<p>4. This suspension of disbelief.<p>5. This journey into <i>Bee</i> …

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Just Like the First Time? Revisiting “Beauty and the Beast” and “Trainspotting”

I REMEMBER the first time I saw <i>Beauty and the Beast</i>: it was a dark December afternoon in 1991, and we drove slowly through Cleveland Heights in a …

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No One LOLs Like Gaston Watching 'Beauty And The Beast' Without CGI

You can't unsee this.<p>Every once in a while something comes along that makes you say what the <i>Belle</i>?<p>That happened recently when footage of Dan Stevens behind the scenes of “Beauty and the Beast” got out. Get ready. This can’t be unseen:<p>We told you.<p>For Stevens to become the Beast, he had to wear a …

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Céline Dion Blessed the World with Her First Live Performance of this Beauty and the Beast Song

It seems that Céline Dion has been a part of the mortal music world since the beginning of time. But despite what you might think, her breakout song wasn't <i>Titanic</i>'s "My Heart Will Go On," which turned 25 this year.<p>No, it was her duet of Disney's 1991 animated <i>Beauty and the Beast</i>'s title track that …

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Dan Stevens wears hilariously enormous body suit in pre-CGI Beauty and the Beast footage

Besides the dancing cutlery and their wonky accents, Beauty and the Beast isn't exactly a laugh riot. But new footage from behind the scenes of the recent live-action remake reveals the film could have been easily turned into the funniest film of 2017. All they had to do was leave out the CGI.<p>As …

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Friday's Morning Email: Jared Kushner Now Person Of Interest In FBI Russia Probe

Based on meetings he had in December.<p>TOP STORIES<p><i>(And want to get The Morning Email each weekday? Sign up here.)</i><p><i>The Morning Email will return Tuesday after the holiday. Have a wonderful Memorial Day!</i><p><b>JARED KUSHNER NOW PERSON OF INTEREST IN FBI RUSSIA PROBE</b> “Kushner has not been accused of wrongdoing, …

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The Best Movies of 2017 So Far

I Am Not Your Negro<p>James Baldwin’s writing has never <i>not</i> been relevant. But if there has been a surge in awareness of just how prescient his words …

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Watch an alternate ‘Days in the Sun’ musical number from Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

An alternate deleted scene from Disney’s <b>Beauty and the Beast</b> has arrived online, which features a flashback musical sequence of ‘Days in the Sun’, …

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You’ll Freak Out When You See Dan Stevens’ Weird AF Beauty and the Beast Getup

Dan Stevens is a pretty good-looking dude (ya know, in his human form), and despite being a freakish cursed monster, there’s no denying that the fictional Beast has his own charms in Disney’s newest live-action remake. But we can pretty much guarantee you’ll freak out when you see the actor in his …

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Are your old Disney VHS tapes worth a mint? The nostalgic videos selling for a surprising profit on eBay

Cast your mind back to the eighties and nineties when VHS tapes were all the rage, and all you could ever dream of for your birthday was a new Disney …

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Beauty and the Beast's Dan Stevens looked ridiculous while filming

Someone get Emma Watson an Oscar.<p>Despite being inexplicably handsome, we hate to be the ones to tell you this, but <i>Beauty and the Beast</i>'s Beast wasn't …

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Sacré bleu! Ewan McGregor was at one point doing a *Scottish* accent for Lumière in “Beauty and the Beast”

Last week, I read a story about the making of <i>Beauty and the Beast</i> that stated that Ewan McGregor had never heard the song, “Be Our Guest,” before he …

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What You Need To Know About Creating Thumb-Stopping Facebook Videos

Because video drives shares on Facebook, we wanted to find out more about the types of videos that grab viewers’ attention. Facebook describes these …

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8 deleted scenes that didn't make it into the live-action 'Beauty and the Beast'

Disney's live-action "Beauty and the Beast" will be coming to Blu-ray and DVD next month and it will be packed with a bunch of deleted scenes that were cut from the final film.<p>According to a press release from Disney, the movie will include eight deleted scenes in addition to an alternate version …

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'Beauty and the Beast' Without CGI Looks Totally Different

When watching <i>Beauty and the Beast</i>, it’s hard to remember that Dan Stevens is actually The Beast. With the help of a lot of CGI, the <i>Downton Abbey</i> actor was transformed into the character with such lifelike precision, you’d be forgiven for not realizing there’s a real man under all that fur. (Of …

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Give Emma Watson an Oscar for Keeping a Straight Face in Beauty and the Beast

Winning an Oscar requires the highest level of commitment to one’s craft — the kind of commitment that might lead to you consume raw bison liver or …

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Beauty And The Beast director Bill Condon reveals the story behind this new deleted scene

And why it confused the hell out of audiences.<p><i>Beauty And The Beast</i> wowed us all when it was released a few months ago, with some of the best scenes being those that weren't part of the animated original.<p>One particularly acclaimed addition was the greater backstory given to the Beast and his life as …

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Behind the scenes video of 'Beauty and the Beast' shows how much work went into the Beast

A lot of movie magic went into the making of <i>Beauty and the Beast</i>, especially when it came to make the Beast as real as possible.<p>A behind the scenes video about the process of creating the Beast on screen has been released, showing us just how much work Dan Stevens had to do to become the Beast. …

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The Genius Running the Hostess Snack Insta Is Somehow Making Twinkies Sexy

This is the best Instagram account ever and why don't more people follow it?!<p>Excuse me, don't mind me, but if I could get your attention for just a moment, I'd love to show you a little something that's been hiding in plain view on the internet and will bring you very much joy.<p>Are you ready?<p>It's …

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James Snyder and Jessica Grové to Lead Cast of Sacramento Beauty and the Beast

The Music Circus’ summer production features a number of Broadway vets.<p>Sacramento Music Circus has announced the cast for its summer production of</i> …

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Dan Stevens Wearing His Morph Suit and Moon Shoes Will Forever Change How You Watch Beauty and the Beast

Why is the prince in <i>Beauty and the Beast</i> always less hot than actor Dan Stevens teetering down the stairs in a 40-lb morph suit and moon shoes?<p>how …

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CBC’s fall lineup includes Alias Grace, TV’s second dose of Margaret Atwood

Mini-series joins new dramas featuring Kristin Kreuk, Lauren Lee Smith and Allan Hawco, the CBC announced Wednesday.

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5 Ways to Make Your Office Look (and Feel) Like a Home

You owe your employees more than just a space to work.<p>My office is my second home--and some days it seems like even more than that. In fact, I chose my real life home--a loft in the Flatiron district of NYC--as much for the high ceilings as for the nine-minute walk to work.<p>Today, many of us spend …

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Manchester acts of kindness, lightning strikes, and eight other stories you might have missed

1. Beauty and the Beast<p>Ariana Grande sings the title track from <i>Beauty and the Beast</i>, and that’s an apt headline for the miserable news of a suicide bombing that killed at least 22 people who were attending Grande’s concert in Manchester. The beauty of young people gathering to enjoy music and …

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The 'Beauty and the Beast' Scene That Was Most 'Boring' to Make, According to Emma Watson

If you were going to describe the musical number "Be Our Guest" in Disney's live adaptation of <i>Beauty and the Beast</i>, boring would certainly not be the word you'd use for such a colorfully magnificent moment. The scene has dancing plates, singing candelabras, and Emma Watson at the center of it all. …

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Japan Box Office: ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Wins Fifth Weekend

Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” the biggest hit of Japan’s Golden Week holiday period, won its fifth successive weekend at the Japanese box office. …

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You can now eat and drink like Ariel at this magnificent mermaid cafe

It’s official: unicorn food is dead.<p>We reached peak unicorn last month with Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino Mania.<p>Brits drank a third of all the …

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