Beauty & The Beast
A Disney animated classic get a live action makeover with Emma Watson and Dan Stevens in the lead roles. Belle (Watson) is a bookish young woman and keen inventor who goes in search of her father, Maurice (Kevin Kline) when he disappears after visiting a mysterious castle. When she gets there, she is shocked to learn that he is the prisoner of the monstrous Beast (Dan Stevens) and volunteers to take his place. Initially terrified of her captive, she soon learns about how he was transformed from a handsome prince into his current state by a magical curse, and a tender love story soon develops. Twilight Director, Bill Condon is at the helm with Ewan McGregor, Sir Ian McKellan and Emma Thompson lending their voices to some of the castle’s much-loved characters.
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Kristen Stewart stars as Maureen, a young American living in Paris and working as a high-fashion personal shopper to the stars. She is also a spiritual medium, and grieving the recent death of her twin brother, haunts his Parisian home, determined to make contact with him.