Cinderella Rakes In $23 Million, Somehow Still a Compelling Fairy Tale

The pretty and fragile victim trope continues to dominate the American box office (Maleficent, Frozen) this time with Cinderella. The Disney movie brought in $23 Million on Friday and is expected to complete the weekend with $70 million. Cinderella's budget was $95 million, so looks like the execs about to get theirs… » 3/14/15 6:30pm 3/14/15 6:30pm

Cinderella Is An Insane Guilty Pleasure (But You Shouldn't Feel Guilty)

Has there ever been a movie as sugary as the live-action Cinderella? It's like stuffing your face with cake, until cake is all up inside your nostrils and you have a frosting-beard. And yet, this movie also has moments of actual emotion and believable characterization here and there, which make it surprisingly great. » 3/13/15 2:54pm 3/13/15 2:54pm

Watch Helena Bonham Carter Fairy Godmother Her Way Into Cinderella

Well, here is the trailer for the new live-action Cinderella which definitely does not star Carly Rae Jepsen but does feature Lily James, plus Cate Blanchett as her (reheaded) Wicked Stepmother, Helena Bonham Carter as her Fairy Godmother and Richard Madden aka Robb Stark as Prince Charming. Helena Bonham Carter and… » 11/19/14 12:50pm 11/19/14 12:50pm

Who Is the Most Popular Disney Princess on eBay?

Not that Disney had ever dialed it back on the princess thing, but the recent mania surrounding Frozen has really amped it up, making Elsa a new classic, right up there with Cinderella. But the true test of a Disney princess' popularity and staying power is not how much money she earns for Disney, but how much she… » 4/28/14 5:30pm 4/28/14 5:30pm