Beauty and the Beast (2017) is the live-action remake of the 1991 classic cartoon, which I loved. The new version mostly stays true to the 1991 original, and retains the award winning songs. The production design is gorgeous. The screenplay is an overall improvement over the original, allowing for more time for the romance to develop, and some dialogue and plot details are more sensible as well. I like the 2017 Cogsworth (clock) more than the 1991 version too.
However, it also adds some elements which are unnecessary, such as the washing machine, which is probably even more inappropriate for the plot than the controversial gay stuff. Some may criticize the minor gay comedic relief, the extended running time, or the new songs – but the only major issue I see is the dance scene. It should be a pivotal moment, but its dark lighting and the lack of color reduces its impact.