When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her scheming step-sisters. Never one to give up hope, Ella's fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger.
When the newly-crowned Queen Elsa accidentally uses her power to turn things into ice to curse her home in infinite winter, her sister Anna teams up with a mountain man, his playful reindeer, and a snowman to change the weather condition.
The magically long-haired Rapunzel has spent her entire life in a tower, but now that a runaway thief has stumbled upon her, she is about to discover the world for the first time, and who she really is.
Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse.
A girl named Ella (Cinderella) has the purest heart living in a cruel world filled with evil stepsisters and an evil stepmother out to ruin Ella's life. Ella comes one with her pure heart when she meets the prince and dances her way to a better life with glass shoes, and a little help from her fairy godmother, of course.
Though this version of Cinderella is not based on the Grimm's telling, the stepsisters have a brief argument where Drizella threatens to scratch Anastasia's eyes out which echos the Grimm's version where the stepsisters have their eyes pecked out by birds. See more »
When the pumpkin starts to grow inside the greenhouse Cinderella and the fairy godmother are pushed against the glass while they're scooting together; however when they leave the greenhouse, they exit from opposite sides of the door, meaning one of them would have had to scoot around the greenhouse's circumference to exit. See more »
I'm sure your father spoke to you about your behavior in the forest.
Is that any business of yours, Grand Duke?
Your business is my business, Your Royal Highness. It would not do to let the stag go free.
Just because it's what's done, doesn't mean it's what's should be done. Or something like that.
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After the opening Disney logo fades out, night becomes day, and the Disney castle shines in the sunlight as two bluebirds fly up into the first scene of the movie. See more »
My disappointment was hearing that critics had found fault with this work of perfection.
The characterisation has been thought through carefully and the temptation to make caricatures of the step-mother and her daughters consciously resisted.
The retelling of "Cinderella" (apparently known, in the 19th century, as "Cinderslut") with the benefits of modern techniques and processes is impeccable.
Often, films that are 'great works' suffer from some minor weakness or other, a detail not followed through, a hasty bit of editing, a clipped or overly long scene but never did I feel that could be said about Disney's film. "TLC" (tender loving care") from beginning to end.
True to Walt's original intentions, here is a film for all the family (well, some teenagers may want to wait a little).
Good luck, it's great to see memorable films making it to our screens.
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