This is certainly better than the crap we saw last weekend. At it’s most basic, this is a Cinderella story. However, it’s wrapped in a fun cloak where Cinderella..er.. Ella is given the “gift” of obedience at birth by a fairy. This means that Ella will honor any direct request made of her.
It was entertaining to watch Cary Elwes playing the evil regent running the kingdom until his nephew, Char, could be coronated — he obviously had a lot of fun with the role.