Cinderella

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella (1965)

You really can’t do much with the story of Cinderella, can you? At their core they’re all the same story about a girl who, through the power of fancy footware, nabs Prince Charming. What about if you added songs? I’ve watched every major iteration of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, from the 1950s debut with Julie…

Gigi

Gigi (1958)

This is what happens when inspiration knocks. I originally had zero plans to review Gigi. I’d seen it years ago and didn’t care for it, but figured I’d give it the benefit of the doubt; my youth colored my perspective. Unfortunately, time and an increased awareness of classic films and women have only made the…