Great Job, Internet!: Time has not been kind to Beauty And The Beast’s weird central romance

It’s been 26 years since Disney released its animated classic Beauty And The Beast, and jokes about the movie’s Stockholm Syndrome-fueled plot have dogged the film ever since. So ahead of the release of the live-action remake, the folks at Screen Junkies decided to offer up even more of them, along with some of the film’s other well-documented plot holes, in a new Honest Trailer. For instance, if you dig into the film’s timeline (the Beast is about to turn 21, and Lumière mentions the transformed servants have been rusting for 10 years), you realize that the central prince was only 11 years old when an evil enchantress turned him into a beast for being rude to her, which seems pretty extreme. And there’s also the fact that the staggering amount of singing and dancing cutlery in the castle raises questions about just how many …

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