remix a story

For this project, I chose Beauty and the Beast. This was one of my favorite Disney movies as a kid — I always wanted to be Belle. I want to focus on bringing this fairytale into the modern world by connecting it with other movies and tv shows that follow the same theme as Beauty and the Beast. There have been several modern adaptations of this classic Disney movie and fairytale. There are also countless movies and tv shows that have the same basic theme: don’t judge someone based on their looks.

These are my three sources:

The original text:

LePrince de Beaumont, J. (1756). Beauty and the Beast.

The movie:

(1991). Beauty and the Beast [Motion picture]. USA: Disney.

A modern adaptation

(2012). Beauty and the Beast [Television show]. USA: The CW.