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Ever After: A Cinderella Story Reviews

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March 20, 2015
'Ever After' presents a plucky Cinderella for today's women and beyond.
June 11, 2012
Charmng [thanks to] its game cast who are having an obviously marvelous time sashaying about and saying gaily artificial dialogue.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
December 30, 2010
Charming take on Cinderella tale has strong heroine.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 16, 2010
An affable film that helped affirm Drew Barrymore's place in the Hollywood firmament as something cosier than a one-trick wild child.
August 16, 2010
Drew Barrymore plays the complicated belle of the climactic ball and develops a convincing intellectually based friendship with the prince.
August 16, 2010
Once upon a time there was a feisty young woman who didn't sit around twiddling her pretty thumbs and singing "Someday My Prince Will Come."
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
July 1, 2008
The script by Susannah Grant, Rick Parks and director Andy Tennant successfully maintains the story's period trappings while introducing a heroine with modern resonance.
February 17, 2007
A delightful movie, full of feisty, three-dimensional characters romping through comedy, romance and otherwise gloriously colorful moments.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 26, 2006
Given that this is adolescent romance, never straying far from traditional stereotypes, its 'progressive' feel-good aura is mainly down to Barrymore, whose limitations are only exposed in big love scenes.
April 9, 2005
Drew Barrymore is delightful as Danielle, straightforward yet provocative, beautiful even when her face is smeared with the ashes from the fireplace.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
July 1, 2004
You won't see a fairy godmother flitting from scene to scene. Nor will a pumpkin magically transform into a chariot.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
July 2, 2003
The real magic is found in Andrew Dunn's stunningly lovely photography, which makes every scene look like a vintage storybook illustration.
May 22, 2003
One of the year's best films.
Full Review | Original Score: A
February 16, 2003
The bottom line is: it's cute. And it's relatively inoffensive.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
February 8, 2003
There are a few nice moments when Barrymore's acting talent shines through, and the same can be said for Huston and Scott. But as a romantic comedy, this film is only slightly above average.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
October 15, 2002
A high-spirited Renaissance romance starring the thoroughly modern Drew Barrymore.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
March 24, 2002
Barrymore aces her 16th-century elocution, but her vampy magnetism -- always her dominant charm -- is snuffed in this goody-goody role.
March 3, 2002
An enchanting rendition of the classic Cinderella tale set in sixteenth century France.
June 15, 2001
Cinderella is a classic story for a reason, but this modern interpretation somehow feels more true.
Full Review| Original Score: 4.5
February 27, 2001
A surprisingly passionate reworking of the classic Grimm Brothers' tale.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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