Into The Woods Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Into The Woods

Additional Info

  • Rating:

    PG: Mild themes, violence and infrequent coarse language.

  • The pitch:

    Sincerely charming.

  • Starring:

    Anna Kendrick, Daniel Huttlestone, James Corden, Emily Blunt, Christine Baranski, Tammy Blanchard, Lucy Punch, Tracey Ullman, Lilla Crawford, Meryl Streep, Simon Russell Beale, Johnny Depp, Mackenzie Mauzy

  • Directed by:

    Rob Marshall

  • Running time:

    125 minutes

  • Rated:

    PG (Australia), PG (UK), PG (USA)


    Characters are whacked, smacked, stalked, pushed, foot-stamped, locked in a tower, stabbed/cut open, ear-grabbed, hair-pulled, tackled, tripped, near-trampled, thrown from a moving vehicle/horse, smacked against a wall, bird-swooped, banished, hit with objects, sucked into the ground, cheek-pinched, belittled. Door blown off hinges, theft. Earthquake, tumbling towers/trees. People fall down (tower, embankment/cliff). Howling, growling, screaming, arguing, yelling. Being robbed, raped mentioned. Blood/gore: Toe, heel cut off (off-screen). Blood/scratches on eyes/face; blood on object. Animals/characters die. Eating people, skinning animal, slashing someone, killing beasts/animals, grinding bones mentioned. Bandages, blindness.


    Rape mentioned (metaphoric). Kissing, flirting. Short skirts, cleavage. Princes rip shirts open to reveal bare chests. Infidelity mentioned. Mild innuendo.


    Being drunk mentioned.


    Name-calling, belittling. Religious exclamations.


    Fairy tales, deception, dishonest negotiation, lying, stealing, childlessness, Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk, Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, stepmothers, poverty, magic, curses, resurrection, blindness, beauty, sacrifice, resilience, maturation, musicals, mashups.


    Deceased mothers, grandmothers, blindness mentioned. Wolf-man, giants, witch, ghosts/apparitions, mice, cow, ravens, snakes, horses, birds. Thunder, lightning, full moon, dark woods.


    Twisty, enchanting, dark, captivating, witty, classy, entertaining, charming, humorous, poignant, touching, wonderful, wintry, solid, satsifying, glorious, modern. All-star ensemble, delightful/mostly perfect cast, old-fashioned storytelling, sharp character portraits, sly humour, strong first half, great/sophisticated score, memorable songs, vigorous fun, intelligent/economical CGI, ravishing cinematography, handsome production design, clever wordplay, demanding compositions, extraordinary source material.


    Claustrophobic, messy. Some mis-casting, weaker second half (jumbled ideas, convoluted metaphors), some pacing problems, sagging finale.

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