I remember as a child having a VHS videotape of Disney’s classic Cinderella animation from 1950 and watching it over and over again through the years. I can still remember until today how to sing ‘Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo’ as well as remember the names of Cinderella’s mousey friends ( Jaq and Gus). I still remember as a child trying to recreate certain scenes from the movie including Cinderella’s attempt to balance trays on her head and walk up and down the stairs. Of course the Mumsies was not too happy with all these childish shenanigans and quickly put a stop to it.
Wasn’t it every girl’s dream to run down the steps with a flouncy blue dress?
Kiss! Kiss! Kiss!
Those blue eyes and smile can melt any girl’s heart
Apart from our two visually appealing leads, the movie also stars Oscar award winner Cate Blanchett as the wicked stepmother and Lily James’ co-star on Downton Abbey, Sophie Mcshera as Drizella, one of the stepsisters. Holliday Grainger from the critically acclaimed series ‘The Borgias’ plays the other stepsister Anastacia and most exciting of all is a cameo from Helena Bonham Carter who plays the fairy Godmother. It seems the fairy godmother appears younger in the live movie version and doesn’t appear to sing any silly rhyming tunes. Here you can watch a tiny featurette that includes Helena Bonham Carter as the lively Fairy Godmother, who in this version seems to be a fan of heavy makeup:
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Goodies for Cinderella fans
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