Beauty and the Beast: Tale as Old as Time


“Beauty and the Beast,” the first animated movie ever to be nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars, is now … a live-action movie, too! But how does it stack up to the original?

On this bonus episode of Giant Geek vs. Mega n00b, we did the same thing that we did with La La Land last month: Emily and I watched the movie on our own, and did not share any thoughts about it with each other until we started recording. Turns out, we both had a lot of thoughts to share. Here’s what happened:

You can find “Beauty and the Beast” at your local multiplex. I would be shocked if it’s not playing near you, so go check it out and then listen to this podcast!

Oh, and if you’re here looking for the Vulture essay Emily mentions in the discussion: Why Is the Prince in Beauty and the Beast Always Less Hot Than the Beast?

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