After days of gushing on Twitter chatting it up with friends, the release of Disney’s Cinderella finally arrived. For weeks, Disney has been promoting this movie with its beautiful graphics (seriously, aren’t they gorgeous!?) and trailers (I was sold on just the teaser). Though many were nervous about the remake for more reasons than one, whereas I saw it as a film that could only be improved. I saw it this past Saturday and had the pleasure of writing a review for it on Silver Petticoat. Though I could write a second gushing review for it, I instead will only share this: It might just induce some serious fan-girling – I know it did for me.Cinderella (2015) – Of Mice, Magic and Midnight, a Magical Adaptation of a Classic #FWarchives Click To Tweet
Without question, this is one of THE best Disney films of recent years. It has more depth than we usually see from a Disney-fied version of this fairy tale, and its massage is one of goodness and kindness and forgiveness. The cast is brilliant. Costumes are a sight to behold. Plus, while still short on time, the romance is magnetic (that meet cute though!).
Basically, if you’re anything like me, this will be one of those films that personifies everything a good fairy tale should be.
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You can find Cinderella (2015) digitally on Amazon Video
Here’s a snippet of my review. Should you like to read the rest, it’s on Silver Petticoat.
Cinderella (2015) Film Review
Enchanting as it is, what’s so special about this film might not be the world it shares, but rather that it has a message to impart. Without giving away too much, it strengthens Ella as a heroine who is more than a victim of her circumstances. She takes to heart her mother’s lessons to always be kind and have courage, taking nothing for granted. It offers a romance that is accepted no matter social status… Continue Reading →