Kenneth Branagh

New on DVD Sept. 15: You'll have a ball with 'Cinderella'

This week's DVD selections range from a classic fairytale to another fast-driving outing in a popular film franchise. "Cinderella," 4 stars: When the "Sleeping Beauty" story was reworked into the movie "Maleficent," the fairytale was changed to give a juicier role to Angelina Jolie. The move muddled the story and made it unfamiliar. The new version of "Cinderella" makes no such mistake. It is an enchanting version of the familiar story of a young beauty, friendly mice and a slightly wacky Fairy Godmother. Staying loyal to the 1950 Disney animated production makes this new version bibbidi-bobbidi-beautiful. Because the audience knows...