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Latin Lover Dumps The Circle

As 'Fate of the Furious' zooms to a third No. 1 showing in a row

(Newser) - Critics hated The Circle , and audiences didn't appear to much care for it, either, as Emma Watson's latest took in a wobbly $9.3 million and fourth place in a weekend box office that was yet again dominated by The Fate of the Furious, reports Variety . The... More »

Beauty and the Beast: 'Less Magical' but Entertaining

Disney's live-action remake is in theaters

(Newser) - Disney's original Beauty and the Beast was the first animated film nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars. In other words, its live-action remake starring Emma Watson and Dan Stevens has a tough act to follow. According to critics, it's good—but doesn't quite measure up to... More »

Alabama Theater Has Moral Beef With Beauty and the Beast

The drive-in won't show the film, which features a gay character

(Newser) - A drive-in theater in Alabama says it won't show Disney's live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast after the film's director announced it would feature Disney's first openly gay character , Fusion reports. Director Bill Condon says LeFou, sidekick to the film's villain and played by... More »

Disney's First Openly Gay Character Has Arrived

LeFou gets 'exclusively gay moment' in 'Beauty and the Beast'

(Newser) - If trailer views are any indication , moviegoers will be flocking to Disney's live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast this month. But they may find the "tale as old as time" isn't quite how they remember it. For one thing, the remake features Disney's first openly... More »

Beauty and the Beast Smashes Record for Most Views in a Day

It's the childhood regression we all need

(Newser) - The trailer for Disney's live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast was released Monday, aka, the exact moment in time a significant portion of the American populace was looking for a distraction from political news—and in its first day online, it was viewed more times than any other... More »

Relationships That Wouldn't Work in Reality

Hollywood cooks up some screwed up matches

(Newser) - Hollywood’s great at making us root for relationships that shouldn’t work. But some of them really shouldn’t work. The Nerve imagines if the following couples moved in next-door:
  • Beauty and the Beast: No, I’m not kissing a dog … he’s really a prince! I swear!
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'Beauty and the Beast' Takes Last Bow on Broadway

Belle waves adieu; Ariel to wave hello

(Newser) - The final curtain falls on Beauty and the Beast today after more than 5,000 performances and 13 years on Broadway. The show that started the Disney-on-Broadway rage will exit the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre to make room for a stage adaptation of another kiddie staple, The Little Mermaid, the AP reports. More »

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