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Pocahontas meets Into The Woods? by joyhorse13
Pocahontas meets Into The Woods?
Just noticed this while watching "Into the Woods". Coincidence?


Both films belong to Disney.
"Into the Woods" belongs to Stephen Sondheim.
Black Cat Crouching by joyhorse13
Black Cat Crouching
No wonder we had such strokes of bad luck (broken suitcases, delayed flights) XD! He was cute though.

Taken in Istanbul, Turkey.


Photo belongs to myself.
Ever since "Maleficent", I'm always up for a good Disney retelling with a new twist! Which is why I had high hopes for Disney's newest remake, "Cinderella" (2015).

Boy was I disappointed.

Just... watch this for yourself and you'll see why:

1) Half the scenes in this trailer are complete copies of the original cartoon! From what I've seen, this just looks like a recap of the original film. Looks like lazy filmmaking to me.

2) The plot rips off not only the original "Cinderella", but also "Ever After" (another Cinderella retelling)! It has the exact same story format as "Ever After": prologue focusing on young Cinderella's life with her father; father remarries to stepmother and suddenly dies; Cinderella meets the prince without knowing that he's a prince; yadda yadda yadda.

Here's the plot:
The story of "Cinderella" follows the fortunes of young Ella (Lily James) whose merchant father remarries following the death of her mother. Eager to support her loving father, Ella welcomes her new stepmother (Cate Blanchett) and her daughters Anastasia (Holliday Grainger) and Drisella (Sophie McShera) into the family home. But, when Ella's father unexpectedly passes away, she finds herself at the mercy of a jealous and cruel new family. Finally relegated to nothing more than a servant girl covered in ashes, and spitefully renamed Cinderella, Ella could easily begin to lose hope. Yet, despite the cruelty inflicted upon her, Ella is determined to honor her mother's dying words and to "have courage and be kind." She will not give in to despair nor despise those who mistreat her. And then there is the dashing stranger she meets in the woods. Unaware that he is really a prince, not merely an apprentice at the Palace, Ella finally feels she has met a kindred soul. It appears her fortunes may be about to change when the Palace sends out an open invitation for all maidens to attend a ball, raising Ella's hopes of once again encountering the charming Kit (Richard Madden). Alas, her stepmother forbids her to attend and callously rips apart her dress. But, as in all good fairy tales, help is at hand, and a kindly beggar woman (Helena Bonham-Carter) steps forward and -- armed with a pumpkin and a few mice -- changes Cinderella's life forever.

Wonderful. Cinderella Reboot + Cinderella Reboot = Cinderella Reboot.

But then, maybe I'm being too harsh. Maybe the movie will be really good; it's just the trailer that sucks. 
I certainly hope I'm right.

What are your impressions of the trailer? Let me know in the comments section below!

Peace out :D!


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Hablo español :)
我会说中文 :)


Currently a hobby artist, aspiring to become a storyboard artist/character designer/illustrator. I've done illustrations for several newspapers and gazettes.

I'm a university student, meaning I may not post stuff on my page too often, b/c I am so busy with my studies & extracurricular activities...)

Things I'm a huge fan of:

*Gravity Falls
*Avatar (the James Cameron movie)
*Greek Mythology
*Broadway musicals
*History and learning about different cultures
*Lady Gaga
*a few operas (my fav. ones being "Turandot" and "Magic Flute")

(Things I will NOT draw:
-Anything too gory/violent)

Personal Quote: Nobody's perfect, but everybody's perfect at being imperfect.

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squonkhunter Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2015  Professional General Artist
Thanks so much for the watch! 8D
joyhorse13 Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2015   General Artist
You're welcome :)
Mocris Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for fav!
joyhorse13 Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2014   General Artist
No problem :)
KPsaurusrex Featured By Owner Edited Nov 22, 2014   Filmographer
I'm working on a redub for my upcoming comic for youtube and am looking for voice actors. Would you like to audition? this link will explain everything you need to do…
Crescendolls187 Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2014  Student Digital Artist
My latest Gravity Falls fan art! :D Check it out if you're interested! :aww:
MiladyDuchess Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for the watch! :)
joyhorse13 Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2014   General Artist
No problem!
Crescendolls187 Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Hey you still remember me? :D We haven't talk for a long time now! :3

Hows Season 2 of Gravity Fall? :D
joyhorse13 Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014   General Artist
No problem!
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