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A Cinderella Story: Once Upon a Song (2011)

Video  -  Comedy | Family | Romance  -  6 September 2011 (USA)
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Cyrano De Bergerac meets Cinderella. Over-worked, harried and terrified of being put back in foster care, 17 year old Katie (Lucy Hale) does her stepmother and step-siblings' bidding ... See full summary »

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Cyrano De Bergerac meets Cinderella. Over-worked, harried and terrified of being put back in foster care, 17 year old Katie (Lucy Hale) does her stepmother and step-siblings' bidding without complaining. Vocally gifted, Katie feels particularly upset when forced to lay down singing tracks so that her untalented stepsister, Bev Van Ravensway, can hopefully win a recording contract from Kensington Records - who's company President, Guy Morgan, is scouting for new spectacular talent at a talent showcase for the Performing Arts Department at a prestigious private school. Written by ABC Family

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When Gail has woken up in Katie's bed Gail's hand moves to Katie's head then disappears again between shots. See more »

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[Feeling threatened, Gail orders Katie to demonstrate her singing ability]
Gail Van Ravensway: [handing Katie her guitar] Now let's hear this amazing voice.
Katie Gibbs: [playing guitar and singing about Gail] Like a malignant tumor, she's got no sense of humor./Just like a swollen blister, it's best to just resist her./She's not exactly a witch, more like a terrible b...
Gail Van Ravensway: [yanks away her guitar] Well, your lyrics stink, but Guy's right. You've got chops.
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disappointed...
11 February 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I taped this on the dvr to watch with my 14-year-old daughter.I thought it looked like a fun Disney movie, but we were both a little disappointed. This could have been so much better. The writing left much to be desired, as well as some of the acting.

The good: Lucy Hale, Freddie Stroma the little brother,and the music.

The bad: Missi Pyle, as the step-mom was acted out way to cheeky. Narayan as Ravi, the meditation guru, was also pretty ridiculous.

To sum it up, cute for the kids and OK for adults, but I just think with more effort, it could have been a lot better...like 'A Cinderella Story' (Hillary Duff) & 'Another Cinderella Story' (Selena Gomez),which were both much better. Feb 2012


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