I have to say that I'm loving all the longform analysis and reviews of the Beauty and the Beast film, no matter if positive or negative. Well, it's mostly negative as far as I can see, but with the film making over $700m globally so far and possibly break... I did wonder if they'd tried to transfer the Broadway-unique songs to the film! Plus the description of Emma Watson being intimidated by Alan Menken is precious (and understandable, considering his and her backgrounds). It turned out to be surprisingly hard to find a non-clickbaity article about the newest announcement that the live-action Disney's Mulan wouldn't be a musical. "Fans are furious, "outrage", "backlash" -- meh. I don't really care whether people are upset a... Movie's not "out" yet but the reviews are coming in and its current RT score of 73% isn't as high as some others of the live-action series (The Jungle Book got 95%, Pete's Dragon 97% and Cinderella 83%) but that may change, who knows? Also: music video. It's likely my feelings will change after I watch the film, but just seeing Mrs. Pott's eyes on the toy shelf my initial reaction is KILL IT WITH FIRE Basically, the uncanny valley is strong with this one. Still not sure this film needs to happen, but: THIS IS MOST EXCELLENT NEWS! Though now I'm sad none of the voice actors from the 1991 Beauty and the Beast are in the live-action remake. I guess there might be secret cameos? I wish for that! Okay, so Descendants takes place in a fantasy-modern world, where magic exists side-by-side with wifi. Assuming that their technological advancement is similar to our world, the events of Descendants happening in 2015 means that the events of the "main" f... I finally watched Disney's Descendants! I have to admit, after seeing some of the musical sequences on youtube that felt to me as dorky-awkward out of context, I thought that the film wouldn't work for me. And after actually watching the whole thing... I ... Final trailer, with loads more interesting detail that has me feeling more excited! Belle's gown also looks far more flattering in the motion shots.