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"A Cinderalla Story: Once Upon a Song" (DVD) - Reviewed by John Johnson

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Synopsis

This is basically a musical Cinderella story, with the characters being students at a performing arts school. Katie (Hale) is a very talented singer. Her stepsister (Pyle) takes credit for Katie's beautiful singing voice to attract a boy, Luke (Stroma), which is just what her mother wants, so Katie has to figure out how to bring the truth to light.

Specifications

  • Warner Brothers
  • 2011, Color, Rated PG, 1 Hr 28 min
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
  • Codec: Not Specified
  • 480p
  • English 5.1 Dolby Digital
  • Starring Lucy Hale, Megan Park, Freddie Stroma, Jessalyn Wanum, Missi Pyle
  • Directed by Damon Santostefano
Rating
  • Entertainment:
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  • Extras:
  • Violence: No
  • Sex: Suggestive
  • Language: Mild

Commentary

Classic tale, told as simply as the original, with a modern twist, and current music style.

Technical

The picture quality is very good for DVD, but the sound does not have much of a surround presence.

Extras

These include Meet Prince Charming, Learn New Cool Steps, Behind the Scenes, and other things.