Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Beastly - 2011
Genre: Chick Flick
Director: Daniel Barnz
Writer: Daniel Barnz, Alex Flinn
Producer: CBS Films, Storefront Films
Cast: Alex Pettyfer, Vanessa Hudgens, Mary-Kate Olsen, Justin Bradley, Dakota Johnson, Erik Knudsen, Karl Graboshas, Peter Krause and more.
Tagline: Love is never ugly. It's what's underneath.
Kyle (Alex Pettyfer) is a vain, obnoxious, rich guy who always gets what he wants and often plays like he owns everything and can do anything. He plays a prank on a fellow high student, Kendra (Mary-Kate Olsen), not knowing she is a witch who wants to teach him a lesson by putting a curse on him. Making him as beastly on the outside as he is on the inside. He was given a year to find someone to fall in love with him or forever look like a beast.
This is a modern take of Beauty and the Beast. I haven't read the book so, I cant say if it really did justice to the book. However i can hear a lot of reports that it was quite disappointing. But, to those who did not get to read the book, it's not really that bad. Although, you know where the story is heading that one day the heroine will fall in love with him even though he looks beastly. Overall I recommend it for light entertainment. And in the category of chick flicks. :)