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Cinderella Review

TRADITIONAL, BUT STILL MAGICIAL


Once upon a time (or rather several years ago), the Walt Disney Company has taken several classic fairytales (some of which they adapted before and immortalized in their illustrious history of animated features) and produced them for big and lavishing live-action theatrical releases. Beginning with the sequel reimagining in Alice in Wonderland, to the prequel story in Oz, the Great And Powerful, and last year’s untold story in Maleficent, these films have had a unique approach in an attempt to break traditional representation from these iconic tales. Now, for the year of 2015, Walt Disney Pictures continues this fairytale revival with the live-action retelling of the memorable story Cinderella. Does the film find its own cinema “Ever After” magic or has the clock already stroke midnight on this fairytale feature?
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