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  • 'Cinderella' crosses $500-million mark worldwide

    'Cinderella' crosses $500-million mark worldwide
    Disney reported Wednesday that its live-action fairy tale "Cinderella" has danced its way past $500 million at the worldwide box office. To date, the film has pulled in almost $195 million in the U.S. and Canada, making it the third-highest-grossing...
  • Kenneth Branagh reuniting with 'Cinderella' Lily James in theater series

    Kenneth Branagh reuniting with 'Cinderella' Lily James in theater series
    Hot off the worldwide box-office success of Disney's "Cinderella," Kenneth Branagh will be heading back to the London theater scene to produce a new series of plays, including a staging of "Romeo and Juliet" starring his "Cinderella" leading lady Lily...
  • 'Mulan' to get live-action treatment at Disney

    "Mulan," the 1998 Disney movie about a young Chinese woman who disguises herself as a man to take her father's place on the battlefield, is the latest of the studio's animated tales being redeveloped as a live-action film. The project is based on a...
  • We asked 'Love, Loss and What I Wore' cast for their clothing recollections

     We asked 'Love, Loss and What I Wore' cast for their clothing recollections
    With her best-selling memoir "Love, Loss and What I Wore," Ilene Beckerman turned to her closet to track the milestones of her life and tapped into the almost primal connection between clothes, memory and emotion. Brownie uniforms, first bras, prom gowns,...
  • The newest 'Cinderellas:' -- finding an unexpected virtue

    I thought I was over "Cinderella." I assumed the whole world was over "Cinderella" right along with me. Not all of it, of course. We'll likely never outgrow the thrill of the radical makeover and the big reveal. We'll always line up for a fairy...
  • 'Cinderella' 2015 can teach us plenty

    So here we go again with the princesses. Disney's 2015 version of "Cinderella" is out and it's live-action, with all the beautiful costumes, gorgeous characters and sweeping romance we have come to expect from The Mouse. I suspect I will be roped into...
  • Box office update: 'Cinderella' falls short of 'Maleficent' debut

    Box office update: 'Cinderella' falls short of 'Maleficent' debut
    Though Disney's "Cinderella" enchanted audiences over the weekend, the film fell short of its studio-estimated $70.1-million debut. According to final studio estimates released on Monday, the live-action version of the classic fairy tale pulled in $67.9...
  • Disney's new live-action 'Cinderella' is simple, timeless and enchanting

    After seeing the Snow White tale re-imagined as the dreary "Snow White and the Huntsman," and the Sleeping Beauty story turned on its head for the dark "Maleficent," it's refreshing to see a live-action "Cinderella" brought to the screen in a way that's...
  • Review: 'Cinderella'

    Review: 'Cinderella'
    Refreshingly free of all snark, the satisfying new live-action "Cinderella" from the princess manufacturing company known as Disney has generated a whirl of pre-screening publicity regarding the billowy blue gown with the terrifyingly narrow waist, as...
  • 'Cinderella': See interesting tie-ins from Swarovski, Hot Topic, more

    'Cinderella': See interesting tie-ins from Swarovski, Hot Topic, more
    With a story arc so familiar it's spawned sports jargon (who doesn't instantly know how a "Cinderella story" turns out?), a rags-to-billowing-ball-gown makeover and one extremely crucial lost shoe, Disney's live-action version of "Cinderella," which hit...
  • In the age of superheroes, 'Cinderella' conquers with kindness

    In the age of superheroes, 'Cinderella' conquers with kindness
    The female heroines that young girls look up to in 2015 tend to be strong, determined, tough chicks. They don't mince words. They shoot arrows. They wear leather. They don't think twice about combating male foes. So Cinderella? With her delicate glass...