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.
There's a new trailer for Disney's upcoming live-action remake of Cinderella, directed by Kenneth Branagh and featuring Cate Blanchett as the Wicked Stepmother. It looks like a glorious drunken rococo pile of satin and chiffon. Which is to say: surprisingly delightful.
Disney's live action Cinderella movie is so wonderfully beholden to the animated source material, it will make your heart swell. And we've seen a large chunk of it, including the Evil Stepmother, Cate Blanchett — who makes her grand entrance with A CAT ON A LEASH.
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