‘Into the Woods’ and the Dumbing Down of the Movie Musical | David Toussaint

So we started watching the film adaptation of Into the Woods. Before we could finish, we read this article, both poignant and amusing.

As much as I love Meryl, I’m never going to buy her records, and I haven’t been this uncomfortable watching her in a film since, what do you know, Mama Mia! If we’re living in any sort of movie musical cinema revival, it’s time to start asking ourselves what we sacrificed to get there.

Source: ‘Into the Woods’ and the Dumbing Down of the Movie Musical | David Toussaint

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