WEEK IN WOMEN: Idina Menzel Documentary Lands at Disney+ – Brandy McDonnell reports

The documentary Idina Menzel: Which Way to the Stage? will make its world premiere Dec. 9, exclusively on Disney+. Through unprecedented interviews and footage, the beloved actor and singer, whose famed roles include Broadway productions of Rent and Wicked as well as the celebrated voice of Elsa in Disney’s Frozen, pulls back the curtain on her remarkable career, the incredible — and often laborious — moments that prepared her for her big breaks and the people who have supported her since the beginning.

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CINDERELLA – Review by Liz Braun

Happily ever after? That’s for losers. “You’re going to know my name!” is Cinderella’s new rallying cry, according to the latest interpretation of the fable available on Amazon Prime. The overall experience of this all-singing, all-dancing version of Cinderella is a bit like an extended episode of American Idol, with some High School Musical and a bit of Hamilton thrown in for good measure.

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CINDERELLA – Review by Lois Alter Mark

I feel like the mean stepmother saying this but I think it’s time for the clock to strike midnight on Cinderella movie adaptations. There’s no doubt Kay Cannon’s new version for Amazon Prime is well-intentioned. I’m sure there are plenty of young girls who will love seeing pop princess, Camila Cabello, in the title role and I’m all for the modern, female empowerment messages.

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CINDERELLA – Review by Katie M. (Guest Post)

Because Cinderella is likely to be seen by legions of youngsters around the globe, we wondered how kiddos would interpret this latest screen adaptation of the classic fairy tale. We asked Betsy Bozdech McNab’s daughter, Katie, a savvy tweenager who knows a lot of fairy tales and sees a lot of movies, to review Kay Cannon’s musical live action production. Here’s Katie’s take on the show:

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