“Into the Woods” Movie Review: “Intense Plot with a Modern Twist”

Into the Woods is a modern twist on several of the beloved Brothers Grim fairy tales, intertwining the plots of a few choice stories and exploring the consequences of the characters’ wishes and quests,” stated rottentomatoes.

This Disney movie is rated PG with a cast of Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine, Emily Blunt, James Corden , Merrly Streep, Johnny Depp, Tracey Ullman , Christine Baranski, Daniel Huttlestone, and Lila Crawford. It was rated a 6.7 out of 10, stated MSN movies.

Into the Woods is an updated story on the Brothers Grimm fairy tales in a musical format that follows the classic tales of “Cinderella”, “Little Red Riding Hood”, “Jack and the Beanstalk”, and “Rapunzel”-all tied together by an original story involving a baker and his wife, their wish to begin a family and their interaction with the witch who has put a curse on them, stated Kirkus reviews.

A baker and his wife live in a village were they all wish for something they can have. The baker and his wife wish for a child, but they soon find out that there lies a family curse and they cannot have any children until they find multiple objects for the witch that cursed them in the first place, stated Kirkus.

“A witch tasks a childless baker and his wife with procuring magical items from classic fairy tales to reverse the curse put on their family tree, “stated Kirkus reviews.

Into the Woods was a originally a Broadway play that was ran for 50 performances under the direction of James Lapine. This show was awarded the Drama Desk award for the best musical, added playbillvault.com.

Into the Woods was very intense for a Disney movie. It was about a journey through the woods to reverse a curse. Into the Woods reverses the story of happily ever after and sort of makes it a not so happily ever after,” reported Common Sense Media.

Into the Woods was nominated for the best motion picture and awarded with a Golden Globe award and an Oscar, added the Dailies.

“I absolutely Loved this movie! It was spectacular! Definitely not for little kids because it could be scary! But the singing was great and the storyline when I saw it at the cinemas, at the end everyone clapped, it was so good,” stated Common Sense Media.