We only have two movies coming out this week but they couldn't be any more different. Not the one hand you have a live action remake of a Disney classic. On the other there's an office horror movie. Get ready for Beauty and the Beast and The Belko Experiment. It's gonna be a Rotten Week!

Just remember, I'm not reviewing these movies, but rather predicting where they'll end up on the Tomatometer. Let's take a look at This Rotten Week has to offer.

Beauty and the Beast Emma Watson and Dan Stevens dance
Rotten Watch Prediction
59%

There's been a big Hollywood push in the short term to bring live action versions of classic Disney films to the big screen. The results on these are mixed. Sure, we get the _Cinderella_s (83%) of the world which go over okay. Or you can run into a Maleficent 50%), which just middles around the realm of the forgotten. Just because the stories and characters are rather timeless doesn't mean it instantly translates to a live action remake. I suspect Bill Condon's new adaptation of Beauty and the Beast trends more towards the middle of these two groups, considering early reviews are coming in luke warm and the score probably only drops from here. Some critics really enjoyed it, but enough seem have left unsatisfied that I'm nearly certain the current 68% score dips down to the high 50's.

Director Bill Condon has some big time wins on his resume with Dreamgirls (78%), Kinsey (90%) and Mr. Holmes (88%). But his most popular other foray into the adaptation world didn't go so hot from a critical perspective, with The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 and Part 2 (24% and 49% respectively) not lining up with expectations of the director's past work. Again, the truth on this one is most likely in the middle. Disney fans will almost definitely appreciate the film while it may have trouble reaching a broader audience.

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