Wonderfully Bittersweet | Review of ‘How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World’

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‘Cinderella’ Reveals True Beauty | Review of ‘Cinderella’

By: Cynthia Ayala

Walt Disney Pictures

A beautiful fairy tale come to life. Cinderella captures the real beauty of the story, of a girl who is stripped of her title, of the person she once was by the cruelty of her stepmother and stepsisters.

Lily James plays Ella, nicknamed Cinderella by her wicked stepsisters, and the daughter of a merchant who becomes a widower. But after a few years he opens his heart to Cate Blanchett and takes in her and her daughters.
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The [Unnecessary] Defining Chapter | Review of The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies

By: Cynthia Ayala

Having reclaimed their homeland from the Dragon Smaug, the Company has unwittingly unleashed a deadly force into the world. Enraged, Smaug rains his fiery wrath down upon the defenseless men, women and children of Lake-town. Obsessed above all else with his reclaimed treasure, Thorin sacrifices friendship and honor to hoard it as Bilbo’s frantic attempts to make him see reason drive the Hobbit towards a desperate and dangerous choice. But there are even greater dangers ahead. Unseen by any but the Wizard Gandalf, the great enemy Sauron has sent forth legions of Orcs in a stealth attack upon the Lonely Mountain. As darkness converges on their escalating conflict, the races of Dwarves, Elves and Men must decide – unite or be destroyed. Bilbo finds himself fighting for his life and the lives of his friends in the epic Battle of the Five Armies, as the future of Middle-earth hangs in the balance.

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The Glass Slipper Finally Appears – First Look at ‘Cinderella’

By: Cynthia Ayala

Disney’s Cinderella is one of those iconic fairy tale movies that shows little girls that just because the world may be unfair around you, that doesn’t mean you give up hope and wallow in despair. It’s a fairy tale that shows hope is the corner stone of all happiness.
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A Masterful Treasure | Cyn’s Movie Review of The Monuments Men

By: Cynthia A. Directed by: George Clooney Screenplay by: George Clooney & Grant Heslov Based on The Monuments Men by Robert M. Edsel  Starring: George Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, John Goodman, Jean Dujardin, Bob Balaban, Hugh Bonneville & Cate Blanchett Genre: Action, Drama Based on the harrowing true story of the greatest treasure hunt.  During World War II by 1943, the Allies are making … Continue reading A Masterful Treasure | Cyn’s Movie Review of The Monuments Men

Hercules: The Legend Begins Will Hit Theaters Sooner

By: Kristy Puchko 2012 brought us the Snow White showdown between Mirror Mirror and Snow White and the Huntsman. Then, 2013 marked the face-off between White House under siege thrillers Olympus Has Fallen and White House Down. Let it be set down that 2014 will be the year of Hercules, wherein Renny Harlin’s Hercules: The Legend Begins will do box office battle with Brett Ratner’s … Continue reading Hercules: The Legend Begins Will Hit Theaters Sooner

Emma Stone In Talks To Star In Woody Allen’s Next

By: Eric Eisenberg It would seem that Emma Stone has reached a point in her career where she wants to work with the best directors that Hollywood has to offer. Not only is she now set to play leading roles in upcoming films from both Cameron Crowe and Guillermo del Toro, she has now reportedly close to signing a deal that will have her star in the next project … Continue reading Emma Stone In Talks To Star In Woody Allen’s Next