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The Imitation Game--Finally

I’ve seen many versions of Alan Turing’s story, including the very fine play, Breaking the Code with Derek Jacobi, (poptechjam.com) later made into a BBC movie, and a more recent excellent documentary, … 279 more words

Retirement In New York

Review - 'Cinderella'

Release date: 27 March 2015
Certification: U
Running time: 105 min
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Starring: Lily James, Cate Blanchett, Richard Madden, Helena Bonham Carter, Stellan Skarsgård, Derek Jacobi… 371 more words


Movie Review: "Cinderella" (Kenneth Branagh, USA 2015)

Back in the early ’80s, Kenneth Branagh was the most successful young Shakespearean actor since Laurence Olivier. Critics were never big fans of his work, but he showed a remarkable ability to connect with audiences. 1,367 more words


Dead Again (1991)

Director: Kenneth Branagh

Writer: Scott Frank (Screenplay)

Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Andy Garcia, Derek Jacobi, Wayne Knight, Hanna Schygulla, Campbell Scott, Emma Thompson, Robin Williams… 784 more words


Disney wants stately Cinderella to sweat

Cinderella   ★   dir. Kenneth Branagh

There are no surprises in this sweet, stately and straight-forward fairytale which Disney intends to be universally accepted the definitive version. 847 more words


FlixChatter Review: Cinderella (2015)

Growing up watching Disney fairy tale movies, I have to admit Cinderella wasn’t my favorite heroine. Over the years though, as there are more and more adaptations of this quintessential underdog story (more so than any other Disney “princesses” it seems), the more I appreciate the animated classic. 1,233 more words

Flix Reviews

Cinderella, the Movie

If anyone doubts that the “Cinderella” story is a perennial favourite, they have obviously not been attending a movie theatre in the last week since the release of… 1,210 more words

Fairy Tales