Matthew Broderick Is Prince Charming In The Strangest Cinderella Of All

Kenneth Branagh's Cinderella was pleasingly silly, and boasted a completely insane cast. But it just can't compete with this 1985 version. See for yourself: That's Matthew Broderick, pre-Ferris Bueller, as Prince Charming. Plus Flashdance's Jennifer Beals as Cinderella, and All in the Family's Jean Stapleton as the… » 3/20/15 9:00pm 3/20/15 9:00pm

Cinderella Is An Insane Guilty Pleasure (But You Shouldn't Feel Guilty)

Has there ever been a movie as sugary as the live-action Cinderella? It's like stuffing your face with cake, until cake is all up inside your nostrils and you have a frosting-beard. And yet, this movie also has moments of actual emotion and believable characterization here and there, which make it surprisingly great. » 3/13/15 9:12am 3/13/15 9:12am

Why Those Newly Uncovered Fairytales Are The Darkest Ones Yet

If you've had a chance to dig into that cache of recently discovered fairytales (and if you haven't, visit our exclusive look at one of the tales), you may have noticed something about them: They are unusually dark. Here's why these new versions might be a little grimmer than the ones you are familiar with. » 3/05/15 4:20pm 3/05/15 4:20pm

Ask All Your Questions About Those Rediscovered Lost Fairytales!

Maria Tatar is the translator of the newly discovered trove of fairytales, lost for over a century, but just recently uncovered. Ask her all your questions about The Turnip Princess, the history of fairytales and folklore, and anything else you want to know! » 3/05/15 9:20am 3/05/15 9:20am

Cate Blanchett Is Everything As Cinderella's Evil Stepmother

A whole handful of Cinderella clips have been tumbling out, each one more covered in sparkles and fairy dust than the last (no, really, Helena Bonham Carter is absolutely covered in sparkles). But no one shines more than Cate Blanchett as the Evil Stepmother, walking her cat Lucifer on a leash. » 2/12/15 7:45am 2/12/15 7:45am

Read An Exclusive Chapter Of Catherynne M. Valente's New Fairyland Book!

Catherynne M. Valente's Fairyland series has captured the imaginations of kids and perspicacious adults alike — and now, the fourth volume in the series, The Boy Who Lost Fairyland, is coming out in March. But no need to wait — we've got an exclusive excerpt, in which a troll becomes a boy. » 1/26/15 10:43am 1/26/15 10:43am

We Could Have A Wicked Movie By 2016!

A Wicked movie by 2016? That is both the most exciting and terrifying news all at once. On the plus side, this is a fabulous musical ripe for the screen, but on the downside it's also terrifying to imagine anyone else playing the two leads besides Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel. » 1/08/15 12:40pm 1/08/15 12:40pm

Galavant Clips Feel Like Watching Game Of Thrones' Show Choir

Still curious about the singing and dancing, madrigal-like series Galavant? Then take a look at one of the many songs — and a John Stamos cameo. It feels like a Robin Hood Men In Tights-style production of Game of Thrones. But this lead might be hotter than all the Starks. » 1/02/15 11:09am 1/02/15 11:09am

Stunning New Cinderella Trailer Smashes The Glass Slipper

The more we see of Disney's live-action adaptation of Cinderella, the more excited we get. This movie looks like magic on film. It's colorful, whimsical, but also downright chilling, thanks entirely to Cate Blanchett as the Evil Stepmother. We simply cannot wait to see this. » 1/01/15 10:30am 1/01/15 10:30am

Into The Woods Clips Show ​The Best Part Of This Musical, The Singing! 

The very best part of Into The Woods is the super fast, sing-song exposition of the ensemble cast. This work is truly at its best when all the cast is crooning and joking together, and these new clips show it. » 12/23/14 1:20pm 12/23/14 1:20pm

If You See A Craigslist Ad For A Rift In The Universe, Don't Answer

There are a lot of strange things advertised on Craigslist... but the strangest of all might be one rift in the fabric of the universe, in the lost and found section. And this is just the first of many startling wonders being described online and in newspapers, in Kelly Sandoval's story "The One They Took Before." » 12/22/14 4:00pm 12/22/14 4:00pm

Western Fairytales Get A Korean Makeover In Gorgeous Illustrations

Little Red Riding Hood, the Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, and other fairy tale characters shed their Western wardrobes and don traditional Korean fashions in artist Na Young Wu's series of incredibly love manhwa-style illustrations. » 12/18/14 1:20pm 12/18/14 1:20pm

Cinderella Trailer Is Everything A Live-Action Disney Movie Should be

This new trailer for Disney's Cinderella only further confirms our suspicions that this live-action adaptation is almost a scene-for-scene remake of Disney's cartoon fable. GOOD. » 12/16/14 10:32am 12/16/14 10:32am

This Final Scene Made Us Fall For Once Upon A Time All Over Again

Goodbye, Frozen cast. Goodbye new character. Goodbye long-time character. Just about everyone is getting kicked way the hell out of Once Upon A Time and it is great. Just great. » 12/15/14 3:43pm 12/15/14 3:43pm

Once Upon A Time Ends The Frozen Storyline, Rejoice! 

Rejoice! Rejoice! Frozen is over, and you know what? It feels good. It feels really good. I like the way it ended and I'm glad it's over. We all won last night and together we will come out stronger people. » 12/08/14 4:15pm 12/08/14 4:15pm

"Leaked" Peter Pan Live! Audition Tape Is Absolutely Wonderful

Jane Krakowski "leaked" her audition for Peter Pan Live! and it's everything we wanted and more. Watch this if you miss 30 Rock. » 12/03/14 7:30am 12/03/14 7:30am

How Once Upon A Time Stole Back Its Soul From Frozen

Hey everybody, Once Upon A Time is back (somewhat). Somehow, last night's episode managed to free itself from the deathly cold grip of Frozen and kick us right in the feels—if only for a second, but hell, we'll take it. » 12/01/14 2:40pm 12/01/14 2:40pm

Into The Woods Clip Shows Meryl Streep's Witchy Insanity

The lynchpin for the Into The Woods musical is the Witch. Thankfully, Disney cast legendary actress Meryl Streep in the role, but it's hard to imagine the lovely Street as this strange, bedraggled character. Well, hard until now. Watch! » 11/26/14 8:10am 11/26/14 8:10am

Meryl Streep Gives Us Chills Singing "Stay With Me" From Into The Woods

If you had any doubts about Meryl Streep taking on Into The Wood'scoveted part of the Witch, check them at the door. This is the first long clip of Streep singing the highly emotional "Stay With Me" from the movie adaptation. And it's just great. » 11/20/14 1:40pm 11/20/14 1:40pm

Singing Pirate Christopher Walken Is The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Peter Pan Live! has released even more dancing and singing footage from the dress rehearsal of their soon-to-be-live and televised musical show. If there was any doubt that there is magic in this world, please let the pausing and mugging Walken clear that up for you. » 11/20/14 7:20am 11/20/14 7:20am