The return of magic

Age-old fairy tales have cast a spell on modern (and mature) audiences

Posted: February 3, 2013 at 3:39 a.m.

Kristen Stewart bites the apple — and the dust — as Snow White in Snow White and the Huntsman, one of many recent and to-come fairy tale movies.

Once upon a time, it so happened that boy wizards grew up. They quit having new adventures. Zombies stumbled, vampires lost their bite, and The Next Big Thing came along like a giant in the forest : fairy tales.

"Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters"

Clips, courtesy of Paramount Pictures/MGM, from the recently released "Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters" (By Philip Martin)
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