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  • 'Cinderella' is belle of the box office with $70.1M debut

    "Let It Go" may be Walt Disney's anthem these days, but "Everything's Coming Up Roses" might be the more accurate theme song for the Disney juggernaut. Disney's recent streak continued over the weekend with the $70.1 million North American debut of its...
  • 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...
  • 'Game of Thrones' star Richard Madden makes leap into fairytale world in 'Cinderella'

    LOS ANGELES The one thing Richard Madden was certain of when he was cast as the Prince in "Cinderella" was that this wedding would have to go better than the last wedding he was cast in. Madden's run on as Robb Stark on "Game of Thrones" came to a...
  • Lily James is living a fairytale life with starring role in 'Cinderella'

    LOS ANGELES These days, life has a fairytale feel for Lily James. The British actress had spent most of her young acting life in smaller roles, from films like "Wrath of the Titans" and the TV shows "Secret Diary of a Call Girl" and "Just William."...
  • 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...
  • Box office: 'Cinderella' twirls to $2.3 million Thursday night

    Box office: 'Cinderella' twirls to $2.3 million Thursday night
    Disney's live-action "Cinderella" took in a solid $2.3 million in Thursday night showings ahead of its wide opening weekend, according to studio estimates.  The fairytale, starring Lily James ("Downton Abbey") as the titular princess, is expected to...
  • 'Cinderella' remake offers some of that old Disney magic, reviews say

    Following in the footsteps of the revisionist fantasy "Maleficent," Disney's new "Cinderella" movie has arrived — clad in glass slippers, of course — as the studio's latest live-action fairy tale. But while "Maleficent" turned "Sleeping...
  • In 'Cinderella,' no sly asides. Goodness and romance rule

    As pure of heart as its heroine, "Cinderella" floats across the screen like a gossamer confection, full of elegant beauty and quiet grace. No sly asides, no double entendres and nary a hint of modern-day gender politics dilute this poetically, if not...
  • For Branagh, Cinderella was a welcome departure

    It's a question Kenneth Branagh has been asked a lot lately: Was he wary, when first approached about rebooting re-glass slippering the 1950 animated classic "Cinderella"? The Disney feature, ninth on the American Film Institute's all-time list of...
  • Cinderella's having a ball

    Cinderella's having a ball
    The latest film version of "Cinderella" arrives on movie screens this weekend, bearing the familiar and trusted Disney brand. This time around, it's Lily James as the beleaguered Cinderella, Cate Blanchett as her not-so-nice stepmother, and Helena...