Book of the Month Poll – April 2020

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Review: “The Last Ever After” is a Perfect Fairy Tale Ending (The School for Good and Evil #3) – Emertainment Monthly

By Cynthia Ayala ’17 / Emertainment Monthly Staff Writer

SG3LastEverAfter-hc-c-1421942066-174x131The last book in Chainani’s trilogy, “The Last Ever After” is a charming novel that is very mature, fun, and adventurous, giving new life to old fairy tales. Continue reading “Review: “The Last Ever After” is a Perfect Fairy Tale Ending (The School for Good and Evil #3) – Emertainment Monthly”

The Perfect Fairy Tale Ending | Review of ‘The Last Ever After’ (School for Good and Evil, #3)

By: Cynthia Ayala

The Last Ever After by Soman Chainani’ HarperCollins

Everything old is new. Agatha and Sophie have gone their separate ways, while Sophie stayed behind with the beautiful young and evil School Master, Agatha and Tedros were whisked away to Gavaldon. But with Sophie and the School Master declaring their love for one another, they have given evil past and present their chance at re-writing old fairy tales, putting everyone in mortal danger. Evil has taken over and the fate of all fairy tales lies with Agatha, Tedros and Sophie finally putting an end to their fairy tale.
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A Spellbinding, Charming and Hilarious Musical for All | Review of ‘Into the Woods’

By: Cynthia Ayala

“Into the Woods” is a modern twist on several of the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales, intertwining the plots of a few choice stories and exploring the consequences of the characters’ wishes and quests. This humorous and heartfelt musical follows the classic tales of Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Rapunzel—all tied together by an original story involving a baker and his wife, their wish to begin a family and their interaction with the witch who has put a curse on them.

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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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Emily Blunt Joining Johnny Depp In Fairy Tale Musical Into The Woods

By: Eric Eisenberg Director Rob Marshall is in the midst of assembling one of the best ensemble casts we’ve seen in a long time for the upcoming adaptation of the fairy tale musical Into The Woods. In late April we learned that the director would be using the project to reteam with Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides star Johnny Depp as well as Meryl Streep, but in the … Continue reading Emily Blunt Joining Johnny Depp In Fairy Tale Musical Into The Woods

Emma Watson Won’t Be Disney’s Cinderella, But Is She Belle?

By:  Kelly West Alas, it seems Cinderella’s glass slipper wasn’t the right fit for Emma Watson. Less than two weeks after the actor was said to be in talks to star in the planned film, the Bling Ring star has reportedly decided not to star in Disney‘s live action adaptation of Cinderella. Late last month, we learned that Watson was in talks for the lead in Disney’s planned Cinderella, which has … Continue reading Emma Watson Won’t Be Disney’s Cinderella, But Is She Belle?

Saoirse Ronan And Two More Up For Mark Romanek’s Cinderella

By: Kristy Puchko We’ve seen Snow White don armor and sword fight in Mirror Mirror andSnow White and The Huntsman as well as in the Disney-produced TV series Once Upon a Time. Now the House of Mouse is looking to give a modern makeover to another of their beloved princesses with Mark Romanek‘s live-action Cinderella. After a couple years in development, this fairy tale feature finally came out of the shadows … Continue reading Saoirse Ronan And Two More Up For Mark Romanek’s Cinderella