• The Last Jedi pipped by Beauty And The Beast in box office battle
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    The Last Jedi pipped by Beauty And The Beast in box office battle

    But the Star Wars film is likely to end up the biggest film released in 2017.

  • 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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    Ben Falk

    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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    Yahoo Movies UK

    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

  • The most popular 2017 movies revealed
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    Tom Butler

    The most popular 2017 movies revealed

    From billions of searches on Yahoo UK, these were the films that dominated the conversation around movies in 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.

  • Why ‘Wonder Woman’ and ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Should Lead to More Female-Centered Films
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    Variety

    Why ‘Wonder Woman’ and ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Should Lead to More Female-Centered Films

    How has the box office loved “Wonder Woman?” Let us count the ways. First, its opening weekend, which earned over $100 million in North America thanks in part to nearly universal support from the critical community. But that was just the beginning. Patty Jenkins’ movie went on to become the top earning live-action film directed... Read more »

  • 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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    Ryan Leston

    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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    Ben Arnold

    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.

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

    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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    Ben Skipper

    '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.

  • Emma Watson hits back at people who branded her a feminist hypocrite
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    Mike P Williams

    Emma Watson hits back at people who branded her a feminist hypocrite

    Actress Emma Watson has responded to recent criticism where people slammed her claims of being a feminist after a revealing Vanity Fair photo shoot. Former ‘Harry Potter’ star Watson is well known for her strong support for gender equality and is a proud feminist. Not only that but she’s currently a UN Women Goodwill Ambassador and a big advocate of the HeforShe campaign which calls for men to support the need for equality.

  • Critics' first reactions to Disney's Beauty and the Beast are mixed
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    Mike P Williams

    Critics' first reactions to Disney's Beauty and the Beast are mixed

    It’s not long until audiences get to see the anticipated animation-to-live-action adaptation of Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’; with the critics releasing their verdicts on the film.

  • QUIZ! How much do you know about Disney's Beauty and the Beast?
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    Ross McGuinness

    QUIZ! How much do you know about Disney's Beauty and the Beast?

    Next month sees the release of the eagerly awaited live-action version of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. Starring Emma Watson as Belle, the film is the latest in the recent slate of Disney re-dos of their cartoon classics. QUIZ: Can you recognise these UK train stations?

  • First look at Disney's stunning Beauty and The Beast merch line up
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    Yahoo Movies UK Staff

    First look at Disney's stunning Beauty and The Beast merch line up

    Be our guest and feast your eyes on some of the amazing ‘Beauty and the Beast’ merchandise that’s been released to celebrate the release of Disney’s live action remake of the animated classic. The product range has launched at Disney Store and other retailers to mark the release of ‘Beauty and the Beast’ in cinemas 17 March.

  • 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.

  • The final Beauty and the Beast trailer is here and it's magical
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    Ben Arnold

    The final Beauty and the Beast trailer is here and it's magical

    The lavish final trailer for Disney’s live-action remake of ‘Beauty and the Beast’ has landed. And there’s the most footage yet of ‘Downton Abbey’ star Dan Stevens’ beast, not to mention the reimagining of the film’s theme tune by John Legend and Ariana Grande (originally sung by Angela Lansbury, of course). There are packs of wolves, dazzling set designs, CGI renderings of Lumière (Ewan McGregor) and Cogsworth (Sir Ian McKellen), and villagers with flaming torches lead by Luke Evans’ blusterous Gaston, chanting ‘kill the beast!’. ...

  • Emma Watson on why she chose Beauty and the Beast's Belle over Cinderella
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    Ben Skipper

    Emma Watson on why she chose Beauty and the Beast's Belle over Cinderella

    Emma Watson has confirmed that before signing on to play Belle in Disney’s upcoming live-action ‘Beauty and the Beast’ film, she turned down the lead in 2015’s live-action ‘Cinderella’.