Welcome to Beauty and the Beastly Minute, the podcast where we analyze and discuss the Disney 1991 film “Beauty and the Beast”, one minute at a time!

This is a fun, in depth look at a beloved classic film with hosts Carri Flores, Janay Hiatt, and Bobby Flores, along with guests ranging from friends and specialist to comedians and even people that worked on the film!

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Beauty and the Beast, Minute 72: Beast’s Castle Fights Back

In this episode we talk about minute 72 of Beauty and the Beast:

Timing and frames and animation action scenes
We note and discuss the best fighters from the mob and castle
The real damage being done and where are the suits of armor?
The Magic behind Chip’s rescue
We return and discuss more of the action at the castle fight

Beauty and the Beast, Minute 71: Mob Mentality, Music Box, and How Castles Died

In this episode we talk about minute 71 of Beauty and the Beast:

We are back! And debating about Pirate’s Booty
We take a tally of Gaston’s arsenal and talk about the weather
We discuss the mob mentality of the mob and Gaston’s motives for going after the Beast
What would happen to the servants if Beast dies? We discuss different possibilities.
What is a tete-a-tete?
The Music Box’s cameo appearance
How Canons killed castles

Beauty and the Beast, Minute 70: Chip Saves ‘em All!

In this episode we talk about minute 70 of Beauty and the Beast:

Bradley Pierce (the voice of Chip) joins us! Best known for his parts as Chip, Peter in Jumanji, and Pete in The Borrowers.
How Bradley got the part, and the expansion of Chip’s role in the film
Belle and Maurice trapped in the Cellar
We talk about the complexities of getting Chip’s gasp and the recording process
Bradley’s thoughts and feelings on the 2017 version
Child acting and the effect of being part of the film

Beauty and the Beast, Minute 69: If You’re Not With Us You’re Against Us

In this episode we talk about minute 69 of Beauty and the Beast:

Thomas Howeth joins us from the NeverEnding Minute and X-Minutes podcasts!
Gaston shows us how to light a bonfire
We wonder at Belle and Maurice’s abilities as animal owners
We talk about the villagers that are part of the mob
Gaston and LeFou working the crowd
Johnny Appleseed, ValueTale Books, Shakespeare, and Lin-Manuel Miranda
Bluecifer the Demon Horse

Beauty and the Beast, Minute 68: It’s Time To Follow Me

In this episode we talk about minute 68 of Beauty and the Beast:

We’re excited for the build up to the mob song!
Some love for Rex Everhard (Maurice)
We get some not very well thought out decisions from Belle and Maurice
The use of the mirror and animation to draw us in as part of the mob
Maurice, Monsieur D’Arque, and unspoken apologies
We look at the members of the mob and Gaston’s interactions with them

Beauty and the Beast, Minute 67: Catch Poles, Creepy Faces, and Psychiatric Treatments

In this episode we talk about minute 67 of Beauty and the Beast:

Belle meets Monsieur D’Arque and finds out why he is at her house
Dippers, Catch poles, and Paddy wagons
Angry Belle face
Gaston’s confidence, and development as a bad guy
The history of psychiatric treatment in France (wiki): More drugs, less torture
Comparing Belle’s opportunities to save Maurice

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