Category Archives: Fairy Tales

Revolting Rhymes

CONTAINS SPOILERS¬† Roald Dahl was my favourite author when I was a kid, and one of my favourite Roald Dahl books was Revolting Rhymes, which was six classic fairy tales reworked as black comedy poems. In this animated adaptation for … Continue reading

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Paul O’Grady’s Favourite Fairy Tales

Paul O’Grady’s Favourite Fairy Tales begins with Paul O’Grady as a “handsome young woodcutter woke up in an enchanted forest” on top of many mattresses. After waking up, he says “I tell you what, I’m never drinking with that crowd … Continue reading

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Foney Fables

Foney Fables, a Warner Brothers/Merrie Melodies cartoon directed by Friz Freleng was released in 1942. If I’m being perfectly honest, it’s not a cartoon I rate that highly, but it is quite interesting. The animation is a little sketchy and … Continue reading

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Snow White and the Huntsman

CONTAINS SPOILERS ** 2 stars out of 5 Appropriately enough for a story about beauty, visually the film is gorgeous. If you like eye-catching gothic imagery, which I certainly do, then this film delivers. We get blood drops on snow, … Continue reading

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