Beastly
Genre: Drama
Director: Daniel Barnz
Stars: Vanessa Hudgens, Alex Pettyfer
*1/2

 

If you ever doubted that beauty is only skin deep, Beastly will drive that message into your head with the subtlety of a cricket bat. In this take on Beauty and the Beast, an unlikeable rich kid is cursed with scars (and the phrase “embrace the suck” in place of eyebrows) until he can get someone to love him. However, fumbling dialogue and little chemistry between the leads will do little to earn the love of audiences, unless of course they embrace the suck.