English director Joe Wright returns to the silver screen with Cyrano, an adaptation of Edmond Rostand’s Cyrano de Bergerac. Love is in the air as Cyrano, played by Peter Dinklage, pines for the affections of Roxanne (Haley Bennett). After playing
#Cinderella, a musical reimagining of the classic fairytale story is overambitious with its themes, using music to carry the story’s tune, rendering it one-dimensional.
Before I delve into Bill Condon’s effervescent and joyous Beauty and the Beast, there’s a minor confession that needs to be laid bare: I hadn’t watched the 1991 animated classic prior to seeing the live-action version. As it turns out,