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The Boy and the Beast movie rating: yellow light

The Boy and the Beast yellow light

MaryAnn’s quick take…

Orphaned human child travels to another world to become warrior apprentice to a grumpy monster, and it’s a same-old hero’s journey with nary a twist to surprise you. A few instances of gorgeous and magical imagery cannot make up for the lack of genuine emotion or a fresh story. Strictly for devoted anime fans.
I’m “biast” (pro): nothing
I’m “biast” (con): not much of an anime fan
(what is this about? see my critic’s minifesto)

(My Ratings posts are a quick way for me to share my reaction to a film. This post will be updated if/when I ever write a review. Feel free to discuss the movie in depth in the comments section.)

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