With Cinderella (2015), director Kenneth Branagh and screenwriter Chris Weitz have done the almost unimaginable. They’ve displayed sincere affection between a prince and a servant girl, without post-modern angst or politically correct messaging.
The angst-ridden feminists have obviously reached the same conclusion — and they’re not going to stand for it. They’re swarming social media to promote a sad, angry — and they say honest — trailer of the Disney classic, produced by Screen Junkies. Taking nearly five torturous minutes to spout feminist talking points about how Cinderella teaches girls “to be pushovers, do all the housework, and that their problems will disappear if they’re hot enough to land a rich husband,” the “Honest Trailer” is a humorless attempt to suck every last drop of fun out of childhood make-believe, imagination, and the enduring joy of fairy tales.
Predictably, the feminist opinion leaders are helping to promote the Cinderella deconstruction video, just to make sure our impressionable daughters are gobsmacked with their sad, un-fun worldview before they ever get a chance to dream about princesses, glass slippers, fairy godmothers, and talking mice.
— ELLE Magazine (US) (@ELLEmagazine) March 16, 2015
The honest trailer for Cinderella is spot on: Starring "I Ain't Saying She a Gold Digger"!
— Emiliya Shtraus (@EmiliyaShtraus) March 16, 2015
— Seventeen (@seventeen) March 16, 2015
This honest trailer for ‘Cinderella’ reminds us how sexist the original story really is http://t.co/qTaXkPKSR4
— TIME (@TIME) March 11, 2015