Beauty and The Beast is big, bold and sumptuous, with beautiful sets and costumes, great performances and perfect CGI
Peter Landesman has not made a lot of films before, and here it shows. What could have been an important and heartbreaking film feels clunky and oddly paced.
We're all used to seeing films that don't come anywhere near being even half as good as the source material – how many of Stephen King's works have been turned...
Hanks has laid an egg with this one. His second directorial effort after That Thing You Do (1996) is quite simply godawful drivel.