A Review of Beauty and the Beast

The original Beauty and the Beast was an animated film that came out in 1991. I was only 4 years old, but I remember watching it non-stop once my parents bought it for me on VHS. The songs were amazing and the story always made me cry. (I was a super sensitive child)

When I found out that there was going to be a live action remake, I was worried. How can they make it as good as the original? Were they going to completely mess up one of my favorite Disney films of all time? Unlike many that scream “NOOOOO” when a remake is announced, I usually give them the benefit of the doubt.

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As Old as Time: A Twisted Tale Review



I am a huge Disney fan. I was raised with it, and my father was an artist that could draw any character I wanted. In fact, my entire play-room was drawn and painted floor to ceiling in The Little Mermaid. Disney runs in my blood.

To say I am excited about the remake of Beauty and the Beast is an understatement. This has always been one of my favorite tales and Belle is my daughter’s favorite princess. Having Beauty and the Beast stuff everywhere again is FUN!

My boyfriend grabbed me in Barnes and Noble a few weeks ago and said, “they have something you need to see” and shows me several books about Disney retellings. He told me to pick one.

I chose As Old As Time: A Twisted Tale.

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