Maleficent Is Great, But It's a Fairy Tale -- So It Also Sucks

I fucking love magical shit. I love spells, monsters, castles, wisecracking animal sidekicks, forest glens, robes, curses, small flying women, and the healing power of love. INTO IT. So I went into Maleficent with medium hopes, despite the dismal failure of earlier fairy tale adaptations like Mirror, Mirror and Snow… » 5/30/14 1:20pm 5/30/14 1:20pm

China Is Pretty Much the World's Biggest Little Mermaid Fan

So China — as in, the People’s Republic of — is really into the Little Mermaid, and not that saccharine Disney cartoon we feed our tumescent American children. The Hans Christian Andersen fairytale is apparently a huge deal in China, so much so that Denmark has been able to establish a strong diplomatic relationship… » 8/25/13 3:00pm 8/25/13 3:00pm

Singapore Government Uses 'Fairytales' to Chide Women About Biological…

A new government-funded campaign in Singapore is educating young women about declining fertility through a series of illustrated "fairytales," distributed on university campuses, that retell classic stories that result in some kind of moral lesson for women who ignore the ticking of their biological clocks. » 3/22/13 11:00am 3/22/13 11:00am

Kristen Stewart's Snow White Is A Weapon-Wielding Warrior

Last week we saw an image from the Snow White movie directed by Tarsem Singh and starring Lily Collins, which definitely looked like a sweet, princessy fairy tale. But the Kristen Stewart version — directed by Rupert Sanders and produced by Joe Roth, who's partly responsible for the 3D Alice in Wonderland — has a… » 7/25/11 11:26am 7/25/11 11:26am

Your First Look At Lily Collins As Snow White

The new Snow White movie is sure to be a visual feast, since it's directed by Tarsem Singh, responsible for vivid and surreal films like The Fall and The Cell. Lilly Collins (daughter of Phil), who plays the fairest of them all, exclaims,"I keep saying to everyone I feel like I'm walking into a snow globe, a fairy… » 7/22/11 2:04pm 7/22/11 2:04pm