Matt Rodgers Reports From The Cinderella Press Conference
Apr04

Matt Rodgers Reports From The Cinderella Press Conference

Feature by Matt Rodgers Lined up in befittingly regal fashion, the stars of Sir Kenneth Branagh’s wonderful adaptation of The Mouse House’s Cinderella turned out in a swanky London hotel to discuss the latest in a slew of Classic Disney animations to be given the live-action treatment. Kicking off proceedings was the feted knighted director, talking about his intention to make a film for everyone; from those who wanted to know “Is Gus...

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Cinderella (PG) Close-Up Film Review
Mar27

Cinderella (PG) Close-Up Film Review

Disney continues to mine the Magic Kingdom deeper than the Seven Dwarves when it comes to finding inspiration for their live-action output. Maleficent skewed the material in an attempt to turn origin into originality; the magic felt forced, with Angelina Jolie’s wonderful animation cell incarnate its undoubted saving grace. Cinderella plays it by the book, literally, from once-upon-a-time to happily-ever-after; you’ll recognise every...

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