Cinderella (2015) - Of Mice, Magic and Midnight, a Magical Adaptation of a Classic
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.
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 →
Without doubt, this will be one I will buy upon its arrival to DVD.