“Sickly Sweet” Cinderella review

CINDERELLA   (UK CERT: U)

Director: Kenneth Branagh   

Music: Patrick Doyle

Starring: Lily James, Cate Blanchett, Helena Bonham Carter


Taking a look through Disney’s back catalogue of animation is like a lesson in film history. From Snow White to Bambi and The Lion King to The Princess & the Frog, there’s something in there for everyone to enjoy.

However, the studio has in recent times, taken to reimagining its classics as live-action adaptations with last year’s Maleficent starting a generation that will include Beauty & the Beast and a Tim Burton directed Dumbo. The latest offering is Cinderella, but does it hold a candle to its animated counterpart? Continue reading