September 12, 2021
I Watched Amazon's Girlboss 'Cinderella' So You Don't Have To
The newest in a long line of Cinderella adaptations, Amazon’s Cinderella (2021) prizes girlbossification above the very story it tries to adapt.
In this newest adaptation from Amazon, Camila Cabello stars as the titular character who wants not to dance with the prince, but to run her own business selling handmade dresses.
This idea is admirable, and maybe would’ve been entertaining and interesting to watch, had the motivations behind this movie not been so shallow and the execution so poor.
Let’s just get it out of the way first: the music is one of the worst things about this movie. This is a jukebox musical, which are notoriously difficult to pull off. Needless to say, Cinderella [read more]