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About jackikellum

Jacki Kellum is a Fine Artist, a Designer, and also a writer. For one of her graduate programs, she wrote her thesis on William Blake. Like Blake, much of Kellum's work is about childhood and lost innocence. Also like Blake, Kellum strives to both write and illustrate her work. .

Here’s What the Critics Are Saying About the 2015 Cinderella

“Is there anyone who hasn’t seen Walt Disney Animation’s Cinderella? “The 1950 feature is a classic that both saved the studio and inspired millions of viewers for decades to come. The fairy tale has been retold many times over the … Continue reading

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The 2015 Cinderella Is Absolute Magic!

The 2015 Cinderella is Absolute Magic. Last night, I feasted upon the Premier; and in every way, the 2015 Cinderella is Oscar-worthy. Don’t miss seeing this on the big screen. The movie does a couple of minor plot twists–just enough to allow … Continue reading

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Sandy Powell’s Costume Designs for the 2015 Cinderella Are Dazzling

“Sandy Powell, who won Oscars for her costumes for The Young Victoria, Mrs. Henderson Presents, and The Aviator, recalls ‘One of the very first things I did in my research [for Cinderella] was investigate setting it in different periods.  The … Continue reading

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Kenneth Branagh Is Director of the 2015 Cinderella

“As a director, Branagh has made an array of notable films, from the pastoral version of Much Ado About Nothing to the blockbuster action hit Thor, before coming on to Cinderella.  All the filmmakers share an enthusiasm for Branagh’s intensity, … Continue reading

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The Stepsisters in 2015 Cinderella

“For the stepmother’s spoiled daughters, the filmmakes decided to keep the names the Disney artists had invented:  Anastasia and Drisella (spelled with an “s” as opposed to a “z” as it had been for the 1950 fillm).  But they insisted … Continue reading

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In the 2015 Cinderella, Richard Madden Plays the Part of Prince Charming

“When it came time to cast the prince, Branagh, who has played clashing heroes from Benedick and Hamlet to Sir Ernest Shackleton, had definite ideas about how to flesh-out the character.  ‘We make him a pragmatic realist in a messily … Continue reading

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Helena Bonham Carter is the Fairy Godmother in the 2015 Live-Action Cinderella

“Helena Bonham Carter has played the romantic Lucy Honeychurch in A Room With a View,  Bellatrix LeStrange in the Harry Potter films, and Queen Elizabeth in The King’s Speech, for which she received an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress. … Continue reading

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