Wait a minute - that's Pinga, not Belle. But Emma Watson gives a spledid performance as Beauty, and I love the added twist of making her the inventor alongside her father. Her strong, independent portrayal of the character felt fresh and fitting. The film follows the original animated version pretty closely, with a few added surprises, that feel natural and blend into the story very well. The songs did not disappoint either! The whole cast is delightful in the musical numbers, from their costumes to their voices and is definitely a highlight. The cinematography is incredible and the scenary in France looks absolutely gorgeous. This tale as old as time certainly stands up to the test of time, and in some ways surpasses it! Two thumbs up!