• 2017's top three movies had female leads for first time in decades
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    Ben Arnold

    2017's top three movies had female leads for first time in decades

    The top three movies of 2017 in the US all boasted female leads, a stat not seen in box office history for decades.

  • 10 of the best movie soundtracks of 2017
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    Hanna Flint

    10 of the best movie soundtracks of 2017

    From original musical numbers to awe-inspiring scores there have been some impressive cinematic soundtracks in 2017.

  • 5 weird Disney films we never got to see
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    5 weird Disney films we never got to see

    Here are five fascinatingly different versions of famous Disney movies that almost came to pass, only to be consigned to the idea bin of history. Disney had been trying to make a version of Hans Christian Andersen’s fairytale ‘The Snow Queen’ since the late 1930s, but every attempt had run aground. In 2008, the project was revived again and even had some cast – ‘Will & Grace’ star Megan Mullally was onboard as Elsa (then a flat-out villain) and Josh Gad, who did eventually play snowman Olaf in the finished film.

  • The biggest movie mistakes of 2017
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    The biggest movie mistakes of 2017

    2017 has been a great year for cinema but it’s also seen some massive movie mistakes. Even the biggest, most expensive Hollywood blockbusters have fallen prey to the curse of the film howlers, so with help from our pals at MovieMistakes.com here are some of the biggest on screen gaffes of of the last 12 months. Read more The best Christmas movies to stream Franchises that jumped the shark in 2017 The weirdest movie trends of 2017

  • Dan Stevens: I looked like 'a hippo on stilts' in viral Beauty and the Beast video
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    Sam Ashurst

    Dan Stevens: I looked like 'a hippo on stilts' in viral Beauty and the Beast video

    "I looked like an absolute horror show!" The Man Who Invented Christmas' Dan Stevens reflects on that Beauty and the Beast mo-cap suit viral...

  • UK box office avoids Hollywood slump
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    Ben Arnold

    UK box office avoids Hollywood slump

    While the US has had one of the worst summers for over a decade, it appears that on this side of the pond things are going gangbusters.

  • Idris Elba auditioned for Beauty and the Beast
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    Ryan Leston

    Idris Elba auditioned for Beauty and the Beast

    It turns out that Idris Elba auditioned for an iconic Disney role in Beauty and the Beast.

  • Beauty and the Beast gets a hilarious Honest Trailer
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    Ryan Leston

    Beauty and the Beast gets a hilarious Honest Trailer

    Honest Trailers hilariously savages the tale as old as time... as it takes on Beauty and the Beast.

  • Beauty and the Beast deleted scene reveals the grotesque fate of Monsieur Toilette
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    Beauty and the Beast deleted scene reveals the grotesque fate of Monsieur Toilette

    Everyone in Beauty and the Beast's enchanted castle had a job to do... but Monsieur Toilette had it worse than most.

  • Pre-CGI Dan Stevens from Beauty and the Beast is unintentionally hilarious
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    Ben Arnold

    Pre-CGI Dan Stevens from Beauty and the Beast is unintentionally hilarious

    How anyone could keep a straight face on the set of ‘Beauty and the Beast’ is truly beyond us. Footage has emerged online of what Emma Watson had to act opposite in every scene she shared with former Downton Abbey star Dan Stevens.

  • Beauty and the Beast enters top 10 highest-grossing movies ever
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    Beauty and the Beast enters top 10 highest-grossing movies ever

    Live-action remake squeezes in next to Frozen, and edges out Iron Man 3 in the all-time top 10.

  • Do LGBT characters in movies affect ticket sales?
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    Do LGBT characters in movies affect ticket sales?

    Judging from the online outrage last month over the inclusion of gay characters in "Beauty and the Beast" and "Power Rangers", you'd have thought that those two films would have fared terribly at the box office. However, both are still screening in cinemas today, more than a month later.

  • Fans paying £50 for Primark's £5 Beauty and the Beast Chip cups
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    Fans paying £50 for Primark's £5 Beauty and the Beast Chip cups

    Blink and you’d have missed the ‘Beauty of the Beast’ Chip character cups, not to mention the Chip purses on sale in Primark. “Our Chip Mug has been super popular and is now sold out with the exception of Kingston, Gateshead, Edinburgh, Leeds and Derby who have had a delay on their deliveries,” read a message from the retailer. The popularity of the Disney live-action remake, starring Emma Watson as Belle and Dan Stevens as the Beast, meanwhile, continues apace.

  • Beauty and the Beast: Behold Matt Ferguson's stunning alternative posters (exclusive)
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    Tom Butler

    Beauty and the Beast: Behold Matt Ferguson's stunning alternative posters (exclusive)

    Graphic designer and poster artist Matt Ferguson has built a reputation of creating stunning alternative movie posters over the last few years so we’re delighted to be able two share two of his latest creations for Disney’s live action ‘Beauty and the Beast’, and they’re absolutely beautiful.

  • Disney's Beauty and the Beast opens to record-breaking debut
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    Mike P Williams

    Disney's Beauty and the Beast opens to record-breaking debut

    Disney’s live-action version of ‘Beauty and the Beast’ opened this week to strong receptions both domestically in the US and here in the UK. Despite an array of mixed reviews for Disney’s latest starring Emma Watson and Dan Stevens, the fact it’s a remake of a beloved classic was reason enough for audiences to see it.

  • 'It's 2017 for f*** sake': Ewan McGregor addresses Beauty and the Beast gay character controversy
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    'It's 2017 for f*** sake': Ewan McGregor addresses Beauty and the Beast gay character controversy

    ‘Beauty and the Beast’ actor Ewan McGregor has addressed the so-called controversy concerning a “gay moment” in the upcoming Disney film involving Josh Gad’s character Le Fou. The Scotsman addressed the furore in as plain a way as possible, telling US talk-show host Stephen Colbert: “It’s 2017, for f*** sake.” Quite.

  • The best movie posters of 2017... so far
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    Yahoo Movies UK Staff

    The best movie posters of 2017... so far

    These are the best 2017 movie posters, quads, and one-sheets released by Hollywood this year.

  • Emma Watson Stars In First Beauty and the Beast Teaser
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    Tom Butler

    Emma Watson Stars In First Beauty and the Beast Teaser

    …and join us while we watch the brief first teaser for Disney’s live action adaptation of ‘Beauty and the Beast’ above. Starring Emma Watson as Belle, Dan Stevens as “la Bête”, and Luke Evans as Gaston, ‘Beauty and the Beast’ is directed by Oscar-winner Paul Condon who wrote and directed ‘Gods and Monsters’, and also directed the final two-part ‘Twilight’ film ‘Breaking Dawn’. Although light on actual content and only the tiniest glimpse of ‘Harry Potter’ star Emma Watson as Belle, the teaser gives us a good look at the film’s sumptuous design including a snowy themed Disney ident right at the start.

  • 'Star Wars' Surprises, Captain America, and Captain Jack: Disney Pulls Out All Stops at Movie Showcase
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    Marcus Errico

    'Star Wars' Surprises, Captain America, and Captain Jack: Disney Pulls Out All Stops at Movie Showcase

    Only Star Wars could trump Star Wars. On a day when Disney showcased a lineup of would-be blockbusters — from Chris Evans and Anthony Mackie teasing Captain America: Civil War to a stumbly Johnny Depp in full Captain Jack mode out to hype Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales — to salivating fans gathered at the biennial D23 exposition across the street from Disneyland, the best was saved for last.