Movie Review: Cinderella (2015) Steals The Ball

cinderellaWarning: I’m totally going to spoil this movie for you right now.  Cinderella marries the prince.  There.  I have officially spoiled a story that was first published in 1634.  I believe the 371 years since publication somewhat weaken my need for a spoiler warning, but I’m still getting grief to not ruin Breaking Bad for some people.

That notion of spoiling Cinderella goes hand in hand with the biggest question we had before this movie came out–why are they making this story again?  For several generations we’ve had the classic 1950 animated and for many people the idea of remaking this movie seemed preposterous.  But it actually makes perfect sense.  Find out why after the break.

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Disney Announces Star Wars Dates, Frozen 2

starwarsDisney’s annual shareholder meeting took place today in San Francisco and they took this opportunity to explode the Internet.  First, they announced that Star Wars Episode VIII: The One With Four Letters In Its Roman Numeral will be released on May 26, 2017.  Disney confirmed the second of the new trilogy will be written and directed by Rian Johnson (Looper, some of the best Breaking Bad episodes).  That release date puts it head-to-head with the Lego Batman Movie (assuming they don’t blink…but they will) and right in between Terminator: Genisys 2 (May 19) and Fantastic Four 2 (June 2) if either of those get made (they won’t).  And just a few weeks after Guardians of the Galaxy 2 (May 5).  Toy Story 4 is still set for June 16 of that year, making it a Disney dominated summer–much like every summer forever it seems.  More news after the break. Continue reading Disney Announces Star Wars Dates, Frozen 2