The news that Disney will re-release Beauty and the Beast and The Little Mermaid (along with Pixar’s Finding Nemo and Monsters Inc.) in 3-D over the next two years has me so giddy and excited that I’ve almost yanked out all my sadly not flaming red Disney hair with my dinglehopper in anticipation of what an extra dimension can do for those Disney classics. So I think I’ll TAKE FIVE from the self-torture and present to you…
Five Beauty and the Beast and Little Mermaid scenes I want to see in 3-D RIGHT NOW:
5. “Tale as Old as Time”
Just to see how much CHEESIER it would be in 3-D. And because Angela Lansbury is probably dying to be a 3-D teacup. But mostly because one can never truly escape the ballroom.
Totally forgot about the Beast’s sudsy bath scene, by the way. That is NOT in the top 5.
4.”Poor Unfortunate Souls” (pt. 2)
The second rendition, when Ariel sprouts legs in the orange protoplasm (?) (fishoplasm?) bubble and Ursula screams “KEEP SINGING!!!!” and you’re like “how can such a magnificent voice be cooped up in such a nondescript seashell?”
3. “Les Poissons”
Mostly to see what they’d do with moments like this. And because I like any excuse to sit and shout “HEE HEE HEE, HUH HUH HUH” at my computer.
2. “Be Our Guest”
This one’s a given. I just REALLY hope the 3-D doesn’t cause Lumiere to set everyone on fire. The whole scene is beggin’ for it.
1. “Under the Sea”
“Each little slug here, cutting a rug here, now in 3-D!”…is something they should NOT say.
Let’s not go and RUIN anything, okay?
What about you, PopWatchlehoppers?