‘into the woods’ movie review: meryl streep bewitches as a popular musical lands in the cinema director rob marshall’s adaptation is not all kid’s stuff with singing teapots and. The name rob marshall has become synonymous with the movie musical that's because marshall has done more than anyone to revive the genre, which thrived in hollywood until the fall of the studio. Meryl streep and emily blunt enliven rob marshall's latest musical there's a sequence in disney's adaptation of stage musical into the woods which will rank as one of the greatest movie moments of 2015 as cinderella's prince and rapunzel's prince respectively, chris pine and billy magnussen engage in an emotionally competitive sing off about love their version of 'agony' is both hilarious. Into the woods review: trees fall in a forest, making one hell of a sound 3 / 5 stars 3 out of 5 stars rob marshall’s big screen version of the stephen sondheim musical has taken nearly three. Review: into the woods by michael koresky in the january/february 2015 issue a big-screen treatment of broadway deity stephen sondheim’s fractured 1987 fairy tale into the woods would seem a no-brainer, even in our notably anti-musical era.
“into the woods,” rob marshall’s disney screen adaptation of the stephen sondheim-james lapine musical, is a mash-up of grimm fairy tales viewed through a post-freudian prism. Into the woods was a natural for the movies, with its transformation scenes, its jump-cut-friendly storytelling, hopping from one set of characters to another and back again. The review: into the woods is the best movie rob marshall has ever madethat may be faint praise from someone who disliked chicago and memoirs of a geisha and outright hated nine and pirates of.
Rob marshall's star-packed into the woods becomes one casserole too many for the viewer: overly rich, its lavishly prepared ingredients not quite harmonizing and slowly luring the viewer into an. The woods are a place of action and consequence, a place “to mind, to heed, to find, to think, to teach, to join, to go to the festival” however, the forest is also a place to prey, to make mistakes, to blame, to change, to learn, to stray, and to die. Exactly the details i always wish to learn in kid’s movie reviews bill into the woods i did not get up and walk right out with my daughter we were afraid we would get walked on “come on” disney dear dr marshall, not only have i seen the movie, but i have played in the stage version of into the woods and i saw into “into.
I’ve watched ‘into the woods’ five times and i still love it even more it’s definitely on my favourite movies list it has mystery, it has charisma, it has the right amount of drama and. Chicago – neither hollywood nor purely broadway, disney’s big-screen adaptation of the stephen sondheim musical “into the woods” finds a charming home on hollywayeven if you’re not a. Jump to 2002, when choreographer-turned-filmmaker rob marshall rebooted the genre with chicago, turning it into a $307 million global blockbuster and best picture oscar winner. Into the woods is a 2014 american musical fantasy film directed by rob marshall, and adapted to the screen by james lapine from his and stephen sondheim's 1986 broadway musical of the same name.
Into the woods is a musical about a baker (james corden) and his wife (emily blunt) who long to have a baby they discover a witch (meryl streep) put a curse on their house long ago and, in order to lift the curse and have the ability to have a baby, they must fulfill the witch's tasks within three nights. Into the woods interview with director rob marshall more into the woods interviews anna kendrick & chris pine meryl streep http://youtu. Marshall deserves great credit for the film’s production and its beautifully distressing sets, which hint at the danger and mysteries of the woods in building the woods, marshall even creates a theater-like environment for the characters using fog near the actors’ feet (as so many productions are apt to do. You can’t please everyone, but rob marshall’s reinvention of the stephen sondheim fairytale-mashup musical is just what the doctor ordered if you seek late-december escapism: catchy songs.
Adapted to the screen by rob marshall into the woods into the woods movie review movies movies reviews marshall fine movie review: into the woods -- we all die the end 27. Into the woods is arguably the most beloved of stephen sondheim's musicals because the typically excellent compositions serve a story that's all about the importance of telling stories rob marshall 's big-screen adaptation is a highly entertaining movie that manages to be a total crowd-pleaser without shying away from the plot's darker elements. Grimm’s fairy tales get a lively retelling through rob marshall’s film adaptation of stephen sondheim’s broadway hit into the woods, i say in my video review above the film stars meryl. Into the woods, the 1987 fairy-tale mash-up musical by stephen sondheim and james lapine, has fallen under disney’s spell, getting the lavish big-screen treatment courtesy of chicago director.
Rob marshall is no stranger to directing a broadway stage show turned live action movie, having directed best picture winner, chicago in 2003 going back to his musical roots and taking a stab at stephen sondheim’s 1986 stage classic, into the woods. Rob marshall was probably the wrong guy to usher stephen sondheim and james lapine’s extraordinary musical “into the woods” to the screen a former broadway director and choreographer himself, his films have always been slick, soulless and overproduced. Into the woods is excellent proof that we, as a society, need to rise up and stop rob marshall from directing a movie ever again this long-gestating adaptation of the stephen sondheim musical, a knowing and prescient blend of fairy tale characters from cinderella to jack as well as his beanstalk.