Archive for May 5th, 1998

Beauty and the Beast

When “Beauty and the Beast” was released, it set a new standard for animated film. Walt Disney Pictures animation division was experiencing a renaissance thanks to “The Little Mermaid.” Thanks to clever storytelling, rich animation, outstanding voice talent and memorable songs by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, “Beauty and the Beast” went on to become the only animated film to be nominated for “Best Picture.” Read the rest of this entry »