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Lily James is Cinderella and Richard Madden is the Prince in Disney's live-action CINDERELLA, directed by Kenneth Branagh.

Cinderella: Back to Basics

I’ll be honest here; I did not have high expectations going into Cinderella (2015). After seeing bomb (Alice in Wonderland) after bomb (Oz, the Great and Powerful) after bomb (Maleficent) in theatres, I was ready to give up on the live action branch of Walt Disney Pictures. Every movie was the same: shoddy and cartoonish CG, an insulting spinoff of a well-known and well-loved work, and cringe-worthy writing. But this post isn’t about those sad, half-baked movies; this is about Cinderella and how Disney may…

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