JENNIFER MORRISON: Kicking Some Fairy Tale Butt

The Boston Herald.com features an interview with actress Jennifer Morrison regarding her leading role as Emma Swan, and the evolution that the fairy tale is currently going through.  “For fairy tales to be relatable now, the female characters need to be empowered and fully human,” Morrison said. “This is definitely not the version of the stories where they are damsels in ... Read More »

GRIMM: Video Interview with David Giuntoli

In this video interview conducted by TV Guide, former reality star David Giuntoli discusses his role as Detective Nick Burkhardt, who in reality is a Grimm, one of the chosen few whose task is to hunt down various creatures that the classic fairy tales are based on. During the course of this conversation, he shares his feelings about the show ... Read More »

BRAVE: Pixar Brings New Princess Into the World – Check Out the Trailer

It looks like Pixar and Disney are getting back down to business with the 2012 release of the CG fairy tale, Brave. The official synopsis reads as follows: “Since ancient times, stories of epic battles and mystical legends have been passed through the generations across the rugged and mysterious Highlands of Scotland. In Brave, a new tale joins the lore ... Read More »

OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL: Leading Ladies

The 2012 Fairy Tale sweepstakes will continue to heat up with Disney’s Oz the Great and Powerful, prequel to 1939’s The Wizard of Oz and starring James Franco in the title role. Now Perezhilton.com offers up a pair of quick interviews with the film’s leading ladies, Michelle Williams (who plays the good witch, Glinda) and Mila Kunis (as the destined-to-be-crushed-by-a-house-from-Kansas ... Read More »

MIRROR, MIRROR VS. THE HUNTSMAN: Battle of the Snow White Trailers

Of all the fairy tales, the one that seems to have captured the imagination of Hollywood the most at the moment is Snow White, as evidenced by ABC’s Once Upon a Time and no less than two feature films coming in 2012, Relativity Media’s March release of Mirror, Mirror and Universal’s June release of Snow White and the Huntsman. Both ... Read More »

HOOK AT 20: A Look Back at Spielberg’s Underrated Classic

When Steven Spielberg’s Hook was released to theatres in 1991, it was pretty much dismissed by critics as an empty exercise in Hollywood excess. But closer examination of the film as it celebrates its 20th anniversary reveals it to be one of the director’s most under-appreciated efforts. Hook tells the tale of mid-40s corporate lawyer Peter Banning (Robin Williams), who ... Read More »

PETER PAN: 360 Presentation

Currently playing in Boston, Massachusetts, and doing so until December 30th, is a unique live presentation of Peter Pan known as Peter Pan Threesixty (which has to do with the fact that it’s presented in a round tent designed specifically for the show). Offers Justluxe.com, “The classic story offers a journey through Neverland with actors, puppets, music, flying sequences and ... Read More »

OUT OF OZ: Interview with Gregory Maguire

Azcentral.com has an interview with author Gregory Maguire regarding Out of Oz, his fourth novel set in the world created by L. Frank Baum that kicked off with Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West  (which subsequently became a musical sensation) and was followed by Son of a Witch and A Lion Among Men. The new ... Read More »

FABLES: In Praise of the Comic

Long before ABC began airing Once Upon a Time or NBC Grimm, DC’s Vertigo Comics has been publishing Bill Willingham’s Fables ongoing comic series. While ABC has made a couple of attempts to adapt the comic into a TV show, ultimately the network passed for their own Once Upon a Time (which some have accused of being a wee bit ... Read More »

BANNER ART: Snow White and the Huntsman

Universal has released a new advertising banner for next June’s Snow White and the Huntsman, starring Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron and Sam Claflin. The studio describes the film as follows: “In the epic action-adventure Snow White and the Huntsman, Kristen Stewart (Twilight) plays the only person in the land fairer than the evil queen (Oscar® winner Charlize Theron) ... Read More »