Cinderella (2021)

Cinderella (2021)

Cinderella (2021)

Latin Grammy Award-winning Cuban singer Camila Cabello is Cinderella in this modern retelling of the classic fairytale, co-starring Tony Award winner Billy Porter. The cast also features Minnie Driver, James Corden and comedian John Mulaney.

2021Rating: TBCUSA
ComedyMusicalRomance

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Cinderella (2021) / Reviews

The New York Times

The New York Times

Drags the princess tale into the 21st century with Top-40 pop songs, self-aware dialogue and a trite girlboss sensibility.

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Paste

Paste

At times it seems more like a college lecture than a frothy musical. But it’s also upending decades of ingrained expectations... so you can’t blame Cannon too much for hitting viewers over the head.

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CNN

CNN

A colourful distraction lacking enough magic to fulfill dreams or wishes.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

If this most recent reboot, with its heavy-handed feminist messaging, had been released decades ago, it might have stood a chance at being subversive.

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The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail

Amounts to a two-hour music video.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post

Strident, sassy and silly, all at once.

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NPR

NPR

It will make a nice weekend watch for a lot of people, I think. But it also feels uncomfortably algorithmic...

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Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

The insistence of the message-making means Cinderella and her Prince fall short of making magic together.

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Independent

Independent

James Corden has made a #Girlboss fairytale only a voracious capitalist could love...

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

An irritating script ruins the sincere magic of the beloved story...

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

Less a movie than a string of TikTok clips...

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Stuff

Stuff

Sure, some of the characters actions and motivations don’t exactly make a lick of sense, but as Porter’s sparkling sprite suggests, “let’s not ruin the magical moment with reason”.

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