Review: Beauty and the Beast (2017)

While skeptics and die-hard purists have bemoaned Disney’s “grand plan” of remaking its animated classics into live-action, I have always been up for it. The risk of your beloved animated classics being turned into bloated blockbusters is indeed a possibility. But hey, some remakes just might surprise you. And does Bill Condon’s Beauty and the…

Are Remakes The Destroyer of Childhood?

“You have ruined my childhood!” This is an accusation you have probably heard of before, most often directed at remakes. And the degree of hostility behind this accusation can be quite surprising. If it ain’t broke don’t remake, is their motto. And yeah, sure, our childhood movies are very near and dear to our hearts, and…