Cinderella

Cinderella

DVD - 2015
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When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her daughters. Never one to give up hope, Ella's fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger.

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Jul 20, 2019

I think this movie deserves a 5/5 rating because the real life version of this movie is really well done. The storyline of this movie is the same as the cartoon version of Cinderella. The actors did a really good job with their acting, and the storyline of the story was well explained. Ella, also known as Cinderella lives with two stepsisters and a stepmother. After her mother died, her father got remarried, but unfortunately her father also dies in an accident. Ever since that day her life has not been the same. She gets treated like a maid from her step sisters and mother. Although she gets treated poorly, she still is really kind, nice and has a really pure heart. She gets the chance to go to a ball and meet the prince who needs to find a wife to marry him. Ella’s destiny will change, and will begin to have a better life after meeting a stranger. Cinderella is one of the most well known princess/character from Disney, and this movie was a remake of the original Cinderella movie, but with real life characters. @bluesky of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

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samjenks
May 07, 2019

Loved it completely.

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bell5133
Mar 30, 2019

How it's different than Disney's animated Cinderella movie:
Less cat and mouse.
Less music/singing.
Cinderella and the prince meet before the ball.
An African was inserted.

If you like this movie, I recommend you watch "Ever After" as well.

Ella is elegant and I suppose Kit is the ideal prince/king every girl wants to dance with. The stepsisters were more annoying and thoughtless than mean, and Lady Tremaine never really struck me as evil or even particularly mean. She's just inexplicably bitter.

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Derringer
Jan 24, 2019

Yep. It's "Once Upon A Time" all over again.

As I sat watching this "Cinderella" remake - The one question that kept coming to my mind went like this - "Was the retelling of this familiar, old tale really necessary?"

Like - What was the whole point here?

I found that this particular "Cinderella" story contained way too much padding and not near enough substance to hold my attention.

If about 30 minutes had been edited from its 105-minute running time - Then - I think that Cinderella's strained storytelling would've held together so much better, in the long run.

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orange_dog_3214
Dec 25, 2018

Loved it! Walt Disney would give this two thumbs up!

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ManMachine
Nov 22, 2018

Of course, with its impressive $95 million budget behind it - This retelling of the familiar "Cinderella" fairy-tale is gonna be a real sight to behold. Indeed. (Just dig those sparkling glass slippers!)

But, where this film's major weakness came into play was in its flimsy, wafer-thin, seen-it-all-before story-line.

I mean - Since just about everyone over the age of 3 knows Cinderella's story inside-out and backwards - What was the point of this extravagant production, anyway? (except to dazzle us with more slick CG imagery)

There were absolutely no surprises in Cinderella's story, whatsoever. I found that the whole production had a decidedly cold and sterile feel to it. And, Cate Blanchett, as the wicked stepmother, was nothing but a completely unconvincing dishrag.

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Maroon5
Aug 21, 2018

this is a meaningful story.. btw check out my lists.. i recommend them to u guys

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Jessi52
Jul 30, 2018

Lovely family movie. She is much braver in this version, a big plus. Love her dress! Favorite one is till Beauty and the Beast! This takes a close second.

sdodge66 Jul 20, 2018

A great family movie.

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Jun 14, 2019

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Mar 30, 2019

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Apr 28, 2018

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Dec 28, 2017

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Mar 25, 2017

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Aug 20, 2016

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Jan 25, 2016

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red_eagle_646
Jul 08, 2019

"Just because it's whats done, does not mean it's what should be done." Ella said.

I forgive you.
Ella to Lady Tremaine.

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AlisaLees
Nov 17, 2017

"Be kind and have courage."

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cheeky_bob
Mar 25, 2017

"You have 'till 12 O'CLOCK!"🕰

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ANABELLE H. PORTER
Aug 20, 2016

Fairy Godmother: I'm your Hairy Dogfather... Oh! I mean, your Fairy Godmother.

Cinderella: Mr. Lizard, I'm scared. I'm only a girl, not a princess.
Lizard Footman: And I'm only a lizard, not a footman. Enjoy it while it lasts.

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jimg2000
Mar 02, 2016

Ella's Mother: I have to tell you a secret that will see you through all the trials that life can offer. Have courage and be kind.
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Cinderella: Yes, stepmother.
Lady Tremaine: You needn't call me that. Madam will do.
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Captain: Madam, there is no other maiden in your house?
Lady Tremaine: No!
Captain: And has your cat learned to sing?
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Lady Tremaine: I shall tell you a story. Once upon a time, there was a beautiful young girl who married for love. And she had two loving daughters. All was well. But, one day, her husband, the light of her life, died. The next time she married for the sake of her daughters. But that man, too, was taken from her. And she was doomed to look every day upon his beloved child. She had hoped to marry off one of her beautiful, stupid daughters to the prince. But his head was turned by a girl with glass slippers. And so, I lived unhappily ever after. My story would appear to be ended.

crystal_dark Sep 28, 2015

When there is kindness, there is goodness. When there is goodness, there is magic.

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cheeky_bob
Mar 25, 2017

Other: If you aren't a fan of soft and sappy love stories with the occasional kiss then look out! Ha Ha Ha! BY CHEEKY BOB;) (My notices are never that serious incase you were wondering)💋

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