Beastly tale

BEASTLY (12A)

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Kyle gets the girl (Vanessa Hud­gens) and his looks.

Alex Pet­tyfer, Vanessa Hud­gens, Neil Pa­trick Har­ris, Lisa Gay Hamil­ton, Peter Krause, Mary-Kate Olsen.

DANIEL Barnz’s mod­ern-day re­work­ing of Beauty and the Beast un­der­mines its cen­tral mes­sage about sub­stance over style by sac­ri­fic­ing char­ac­ters for glossy vi­su­als. Based on the book by Alex Flinn, Beastly tries to con­vince its tar­get teen au­di­ence that looks may seem im­por­tant when it comes to fit­ting in at school but the true value of a per­son is in­tel­li­gence and sen­si­tiv­ity. Barnz’s film im­parts this

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