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Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Review by CJ

Director:
Bill Condon

Starring:
Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Kevin Kline, Luke Evans, Josh Gad

Other notable appearances:
Ewan McGregor, Ian McKellen, Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci, Audra McDonald

Running time:
129 minutes

 

The tale as old as time of a young girl who dreams of more, the cursed Prince whose cold heart has doomed him, and the lengths they go to trying to save each other.

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Bridget Jones’s Baby (2016)

Review by CJ

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Director:
Sharon Maguire

Starring:
Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth, Patrick Dempsey

Other notable appearances:
Gemma Jones, Jim Broadbent, Sally Phillips, Shirley Henderson, James Callis, Sarah Solemani, Joanna Scanlan, Neil Pearson, Kate O’Flynn, Ed Sheeran, Emma Thompson

Running time:
123 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Bridget Jones’s Diary, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, Love Actually, Nine Months

 

Bridget Jones (Zellweger) returns in her third adventure which takes place 10 years after the events of Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason. This time around Bridget is at her perfect weight, she and Mark Darcy (Firth) have broken up with the latter having been married for some time, and she is at the top of her career game.

When Bridget sleeps with the dashing Jack Qwant (Dempsey) and Mark within a couple of weeks of each other while using expired condoms, she falls pregnant. Mayhem and comedy ensue.

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