Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Into the Woods

Into the Woods [PG] - Adventure, Fantasy, Musical
December 25, 2014 - Disney
Directed by Rob Marshall

Grade: B+
Up-graded from B

par: “Disney-fication” of original Broadway musical source material (Stephen Sondheim, and James Lapine).

par: The cast including Meryl Streep (as the Witch), Emily Blunt (Baker’s Wife).

+1: Costumes (Colleen Atwood).

par: “Happy endings” that aren’t so happy and aren’t quite endings.

par: Two princes in musical competition over whose grief is worse, a.k.a. the number “Agony.”

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