BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Bill Condon Stars: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Kevin Kline, Josh Gad, Ewan McGregor, Ian McKellan, Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Audra McDonald, Nathan Mack, Hattie Morahan. Disney seem intent on remaking their back catalogue of classic animated films into live action films, combining the familiar stories with state of the art special effects to bring them to a brand-new generation. We have had 101 Dalmatians, Cinderella, Alice In Wonderland, The Jungle Book and Pete’s Dragon, which have all been Continue reading

THE LION KING

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Rob Minkoff Stars: voices of Jeremy Irons, James Earl Jones, Matthew Broderick, Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Rowan Atkinson, Nathan Lane, Whoopi Goldberg, Jim Cummings, Cheech Marin. Can you feel the love tonight, indeed! As with Aladdin before it, Disney’s 32nd full length animated feature film is a guilty pleasure which adults can enjoy as much as their children. The Lion King offers yet another variation on a timeless and often told story of a young king who has to learn courage and responsibility before he can fight to reclaim Continue reading