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Blu-ray Review: Into the Woods | Cinematically Enigmatic

CE: From West Side Story to Sweeney Todd, the Broadway repertoire of lyricist and composer Stephen Sondheim has been a source of inspiration for Hollywood filmmakers for the last five decades. Now comes Into the Woods, a stage-to-screen adaptation over twenty-five years in the making. Telling the story of a baker and his wife who must venture into the woods to lift a witch's curse, the movie interweaves the well-known fables of Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, Rapunzel and Jack and the Beanstalk into one lyrical adventure. But if there's one thing more impressive than the movie's roster of beloved storybook characters, it's its knockout cast. Backed by actors like Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine, Johnny Depp and James Corden, Into the Woods is one magical, musical time at the movies. And it's one that fans shouldn't hesitate to bring home on Blu-ray.

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