“A charming adaptation” Into the Woods review

INTO THE WOODS   (UK CERT: PG)

Director: Rob Marshall   

Music: Nathaniel Mechaly

Starring: Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, James Corden


Wolves, witches and giants all appear in the film adaptation of Stephen Sondheim’s popular musical which takes all the best bits of our favourite fairytales and mashes them together in one engaging, song-filled rollercoaster.

However, musical movie adaptations are notoriously difficult to get right, from casting restraints to the inclusion of all the songs, transferring them to the silver screen is not something to be entered into lightly. So does director Rob Marhsall’s effort elevate itself above its peers? Continue reading