What did you think of the new “Beauty and the Beast?” The Film Yap’s Christopher Lloyd shares his thoughts!
Beauty and the Beast
A wonderfully crafted live remake of the classic animated film, but it has no reason for existing. I’m not a purist on remakes, but there’s no magic to be had in mere repetition.”
The Last Word
A career capper for Shirley MacLaine, playing a cranky old rich woman who sets out to write her own obituary with the help of a local newspaper reporter. Hugs and life lessons ensue.”
The Sense of an Ending
Jim Broadbent plays an irascible older man quietly playing out a lonely string when news from his past forces him to reexamine his life as a young man, and everything since.”
The Belko Experiment
In the “Saw” tradition where a sadistic murderer traps his victims and forces them to make terrible choices. Here it’s 80 co-workers who are turned against each other.
Denzel Washington directs and stars in this triumphant adaptation of the August Wilson play about a struggling African-American family in 1950s Pittsburgh. With Viola Davis. Buy It.”
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