The New Cinderella Movie Still Makes me Cry

April 8, 2015 9:01 PM

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The New Cinderella Movie Still Makes me Cry

I know some critics have panned the new Cinderella movie, but my granddaughters, daughters and I loved the 2015 version of the story modern women love to hate. Because my grandsons are too young for live action movies, I don't know if this is a girly thing, but how can you not cry when Cinderella's courage and kindness are rewarded? In my book, those are pretty good qualities, and kindness seems to be sorely lacking these days.

When I saw the original classic Disney cartoon (1950) Cinderella as a child, I totally bought into her song "A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes." Like Cinderella, I was taught that patience and goodness were virtues, and that marriage was an important goal for women. So I was totally in her corner a...

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