Reactions to Cinderella

By Tom Quiner


The culture is a stinkin’ cesspool.

That’s how I feel somedays, and to feel better, I’ll pound out a blogpost castigating a movie like “50 Shades of Grey.”

The reality is, our American culture is also filled with great beauty, most of which has been inspired by Judeo-Christian values.

Today, I am still basking in the glow of seeing an uplifting movie with great values, “Cinderella,” which I wrote about in a previous blogpost.

Here are a few more reactions to Cinderella from movie reviewers from around the world:

“In its lack of experiment, this latest Cinderella does feel positively

Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett

experimental.” THE IRISH TIMES

“Branagh and company whip up a handsome slice of old-fashioned family entertainment.” TV GUIDE’S MOVIE GUIDE

“This is the film of a full-blown romantic who believes in true love, happy endings and the importance of an absolutely fabulous wardrobe.” DAILY EXPRESS

“Darlings, just breathless with the news: Kenneth Branagh’s Cinderella is a sumptuous, candy-coloured rush of romance, with added thespian backbone from Cate Blanchett as the evil stepmother.” TIMES [UK]