Disney's Beauty And The Beast Has Screened, Here's What Critics Are Saying

Beauty and The Beast Belle and Beast Dancing

Tale as old as time, song as old as rhyme... and yet, this seems like the first time that Beauty and The Beast will be facing off against a force of nature we all know and love: Twitter. With today's advanced screenings ofBill Condon's live action remake of the classic animated musical, based on an even more classic source material, comes a sense of trepidation in the air. After all, did we really need another version when the animated one still holds up? Well, depending on who you talk to, there are a lot of different responses that have flown around the internet, and we've gathered some of the reactions fresh off of the assembly line.

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Leading the pack is our home team, with Sean O'Connell's reaction to the film panning out as such:

Next up is Team CinemaBlend's Eric Eisenberg, who said this:

Then there's our own Dirk Libbey, who had this to say:

Bringing our domestic round-up to a close is Kelly West, as she responded to the film thusly:

So far, it sounds like our home team like it a lot! If that's satisfied your curiosity, then please keep in mind that Beauty and The Beast opens in theaters on March 17th. Of course, the Twittersphere is vast and wide-spanning, so we've also gathered some reactions from other critics in the electronic ether. If you're curious about what the outside world has to say, then take a look on the next page to see what others thought!

Beauty And The Beast Gaston Sword

From the outside realm, there's been some interesting reactions to Beauty and The Beast. Anna Klassen at Bustle starts us off with the following:

And Steve Weintraub from Collider added his two cents with the following:

Don't think that everyone is in the shocked and awed category though, as Gregory Ellwood had this to say:

And CinemaSnopes confirms some fears fans may have with their short response to Beauty and The Beast:

But perhaps the most negative review we've seen for Beauty and The Beast so far comes from Kristen Lopez, who slammed the film thusly:

The critics have spoken, and soon you'll have your turn to weigh in on Beauty and The Beast, when it opens to the public in two weeks time!

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