Saturday, April 21, 2018

Bill Condon

Tuesday, Mar. 7, 2017

The Disney "live-action" remakes, of which the new "Beauty and the Beast" is but one in an assembly line, are starting to resemble an iPhone software update. Click a button and that old cartoon interface changes Belle into Emma Watson, the Beast into Dan Stevens and maybe fixes a few bugs in the...

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016

Director Bill Condon was only interested in turning Disney's animated classic "Beauty and the Beast " into a live-action film if he could use Alan Menken's Oscar-winning score. He remembers fondly when it came out in 1991 and how it not only solidified Disney's animation renaissance after "The...