Here’s our pick of the best four films hitting cinema screens near you this August.
Top 5 on-screen fairytale adaptations
It’s hard to escape the influence that fairytales have had on our culture. From evil queens and handsome princes, to poison apples and fairy godmothers; these fantastical motifs have been popularised by classic tales like Cinderella and Snow White. Whilst not always so apparent, modern day versions of these tropes can be found in many of the movies of today.
Here’s a rundown of five of the best on-screen fairytale adaptations, including some you may not have linked to the classic tales of the past.
The Silver Screen: April
Criminal - When CIA agent Bill Pope (Ryan Reynolds: R.I.P.D., Deadpool) dies, his memories and skills are implanted into the mind of the dangerous and highly unpredictable Jericho Stewart (Kevin Costner: Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Dances with Wolves).
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Cinema has come a long way since its beginnings in the 1800s. The origins of film can be traced all the way back to the earliest forms of storytelling, like photography and puppetry; film has gone through many transformations to become the multidimensional and layered branch of media that we know today.
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