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A Cinderella Story
Hilary Duff's Cinderella tale goes splat like a pumpkin.
"...Paul Rodriguez. There’s something of a threat in A Cinderella Story’s cooing tagline, "Once upon a time … can..."

July 16, 2004 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Cinderella Man
Ron Howard and Russell Crowe have once again combined their efforts to create a big Hollywood biopic that exudes the strong whiff of Oscar bait.
"...whiff of Oscar bait. Like 2001’s A Beautiful Mind, Cinderella Man selects an almost too-good-to-be-true public figure and, with..."

June 3, 2005 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Simple, elegant, and lovely, this live-action fairy tale enchants
"...Simple, elegant, and lovely, Cinderella eschews the popular revisionist urge – it’s a film..."

March 13, 2015 Movie Review by Steve Davis

A Chinese Odyssey II: Cinderella
"...the way. Picking up where Pandora's Box left off, Cinderella gets off to a rip-roaring start as Chow is..."

June 2, 1995 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

Ever After
"...that these two tackle another legend: the story of Cinderella. And not only do they revisit the centuries-old tale,..."

July 31, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Year of the Fish
Year of the Fish is an animated fairy tale for adults that transposes the story of Cinderella to a Chinatown massage parlor.
"...fairy tale for adults: It transposes the story of Cinderella to a Chinatown massage parlor. Ye Xian (Nguyen), an..."

Oct. 17, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Prince & Me
Who says you can't be a princess and go to medical school too?
" No glass slipper in this sourpuss spin on Cinderella, but rather sturdy work boots for Wisconsin farm girl..."

April 9, 2004 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Austin Lyric Opera
A local operatic production gets a trip to the ball: a showing on public television
"...Producer/director/cinematographer Dutch Rall taped a full performance of the Cinderella that Austin Lyric Opera mounted last November, and he's..."

Jan. 23, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Maid in Manhattan
"...lack of trying. Maid in Manhattan is a by-the-numbers Cinderella story. It has all the earmarks for success --..."

Dec. 13, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Chris the Conqueror
Chris Roberson takes on Superman, Elric, Captain Kirk, and Cinderella – and wins
"...faster than a speeding bullet. His first mainstream title, Cinderella: From Fabletown With Love, for DC Comics' Vertigo imprint,..."

July 29, 2011 Arts Feature by Richard Whittaker

Austin Lyric Opera
ALO teams with KMFA and KLRU to get its season opener on public radio and television
"...Dell Hall to see the new production of Rossini's Cinderella by Austin Lyric Opera, but if you don't have..."

Nov. 7, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Dark Horse
True horse saga beguiles with its simplicity and purity of heart
"...breed a racehorse fittingly named Dream Alliance. In this Cinderella story, the glass slipper is not the brief fame..."

May 27, 2016 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Believe in Me
Despite all its clichéd moralizing and blatant borrowings, the movie does offer a few clever twists on an old sports-movie formula.
"...they're the '84 Celtics, and before you can say "Cinderella story," the Lady Cyclones are on their way to..."

March 9, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Last Holiday
After being diagnosed with an incurable brain disease, a woman (who is played delightfully by Queen Latifah) discovers her moxie.
" see this movie, which is otherwise an unspecial Cinderella farce about a plain, shy New Orleans retail clerk’s..."

Jan. 13, 2006 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

The Brothers Grimm
Terry Gilliam's skewed fantasy is pure jabberwocky.
"...two. Furthermore, images from various fairy tales appear throughout (Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, and so on), without any..."

Aug. 26, 2005 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Iron Ladies
"...all its faults, The Iron Ladies is a satisfying Cinderella story in which its outcast crew finally get their..."

Oct. 26, 2001 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Shall We Dance?
"...We Dance? is, at heart, something like a modern-day Cinderella, a story in which the protagonist is an overworked..."

Aug. 8, 1997 Movie Review by Steve Davis

A Chinese Odyssey Part One: Pandora's Box
"...the first installment, plays this weekend; the second film, Cinderella, comes in two weeks) never quite achieves the relentlessly..."

May 19, 1995 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

The Swan Princess
"...them together and what have you got? No, not Cinderella or even a movie of its caliber. What you..."

Nov. 25, 1994 Movie Review by Hollis Chacona

Zach Theatre wondrously conjures the enchantment of Cinderella's tale and a child's imagination
"...Theatre's Cenicienta – its bilingual revamp of the classic Cinderella story – perhaps my biggest takeaway was the show's..."

May 15, 2015 Arts Review by Elissa Russell

Dance of the Prodigal Son
Soft-spoken and self-effacing choreographer Stephen Mills seems an unlikely candidate for rebellious Prodigal Son. But he was, breaking away from Ballet Austin in 1996, only to return two years later. Now the newly named artistic director of Ballet Austin, Mills talks about his departure, his return, and the future of the company.
"...SM: I don't know. Cinderella was something completely different, because it was the first..."

April 28, 2000 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Cinderella/Mi Madre y Yo
Mothers danced in both Long Center venues on Mother's Day, but oh, what different moms
"...Cinderella/Mi Madre y Yo..."

May 15, 2009 Arts Review by Jonelle Seitz

The Exception
WW II melodrama lacks a charismatic lead
"...quintessential English rose quality to play a fairy-tale princess (Cinderella) and a Southern charmer (Baby Driver) – is believably..."

July 7, 2017 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Into the Woods
The Stephen Sondheim/James Lapine musical, a pastiche of classic fairy tales turned on their heads, gets a thoroughly cinematic workout.
"...of childhood narratives like Little Red Riding Hood and Cinderella and then subverts them like a revisionist version of..."

Dec. 26, 2014 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Meet the Robinsons
While Disney’s latest animated feature might not be a sign of the apocalypse, it’s at least a sign that Disney needs to find some decent writers.
"...Stephen J. Anderson. Ever since seeing the ads for Cinderella III: A Twist in Time, I had a sinking..."

April 6, 2007 Movie Review by Toddy Burton

Applause! Applause!
Austin Critics Table nominations, 2004-2005
"...Cinderella, Ballet Austin..."

May 27, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

A scorecard of changes in the January arts calendar owing to, um, difficulties in the economy, as well as scheduling conflicts and new bookings.
" vacated by the cancellation of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella (see below)...."

Dec. 6, 2002 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Invasion of the Kiddie-Lit Plays
Characters from children's literature storm Austin-area stages in July.
"...of kiddie-lit adaptations, from The Wizard of Oz and Cinderella to Alice in Wonderland and The Owl and the..."

July 5, 2002 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Little Gold Star/Estrellita de Oro: A Cinderella Cuento
"...Estrellita de Oro A Cinderella Cuento..."

July 28, 2000 Books Review by David Garza

Celestial Clockwork
" the Beach). Very much like the character of Cinderella, Ana must learn to navigate by herself and avoid..."

Sept. 6, 1996 Movie Review by Alison Macor

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