The dancing is delicious - from Sophie Martin and Eve Mutso's comedy double act as the vile stepsisters
to Jamiel Laurence's acrobatic turn as the Dancing Master who becomes a Grasshopper.
Now that her mother is gone, these stepsisters
run amok and Nicolette is helpless against them--until she discovers a secret workshop in the cellar and uses it to build new possibilities fueled by her mechanical talents.
CINDERELLA (U) ELLA (Lily James) is consigned to the kitchen by her vindictive stepmother Lady Tremaine (Cate Blanchett) and brattish stepsisters
In this version of the story, Cinderella lives with her stepfather Don Magnifico and stepsisters
Clorinda and Tisbe, who are described as "a mixture of insolence, vanity and whimsy.
Ella is immediately seen being ridiculed by her stepsisters
who are apparently encouraged by their mother.
Not only do our lovebirds have Cinderella's wicked stepmother and stepsisters
to contend with - they also have politics and the needs of a nation splitting them up.
On the other, can stepsisters
with enormous pink and yellow hairdos be taken all that seriously?
Yet there was also humour in this show, most notably provided by Adela Ramirez and Sarah McIlroy as the stepsisters
I have been scared my entire life because of who he is and what he does," one of his stepsisters
told Gulf News yesterday.
She was predeceased by her brothers, Ralph, John, Nicholas and Joseph, a sister, Rose and stepsisters
, Margaret, Elizabeth, Lucy and Josephine.
A dancing coach comes in and teaches the stepsisters
how to dance, and one of the stepsisters
The flick is a mixture of traditional fairytale and Charlie's Angels, which tells the tale of a princess and her two stepsisters