It’s finally here! The Fairy Tale Blogathon begins today. Enjoy brilliant reviews of movies and television shows that were inspired by folk tales from around the world.
I will be updating this page constantly over the next three days so check back often.
Submit your link to me via email, comment or Twitter. Don’t see yourself or need a correction? Please let me know!
Dressed in yella…
Cinderella, in her various incarnations.
Portraits by Jenni | Ever After (1998)
Silver Screenings | Zolushka (1947)
Sister Celluloid | The Glass Slipper (1955)
Movies Silently | Forbidden Fruit (1921)
The Second Sentence | First Love (1939)
Silent-ology | Ella Cinders (1926)
All Eyes on Screen | Sabrina (1995)
Classic Movie Hub | Cinderella (1914)
Jim Fanning’s Tulgey Wood | Cinderella (1950)
Crime always pays
Righteous thievery, from Jack to Ali Baba.
Silent Volume | Jack and the Beanstalk (1902)
Timeless Hollywood | The Thief of Bagdad (1924)
Destroy All Fanboys | The Thief of Bagdad (1940)
Cary Grant Won’t Eat You | Tangled (2010)
Culture Spy | Aladdin (1992)
A date? With those tusks/that fishtail?
Beastly men, manly beasts, half-fish maidens, and assorted shape shifts and anthropomorphism.
Caftan Woman | Shirley Temple’s Storybook: The Little Mermaid (1961)
Nitrate Glow | Bluebeard (1901)
Big Screen Small Words | Penelope (2006)
100 Films in a Year | La Belle et la Bête (1946)
Random Films | Secret Beyond the Door (1947)
Enchanted by Film | Beauty and the Beast (1991)
Tales of sleeping, sleepwalking or general drowsiness.
Shameless Pile of Stuff | Prinsessa Ruusunen (Sleeping Beauty) (1949)
Moon in Gemini | Once Upon a Mattress (2005)
A Shroud of Thoughts | Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
Nitrate Glow | Sleeping Beauty (1959)
Critica Retro | Snow White (1916) and Blancanieves (2012)
Off the beaten path
Less famous source material but equally worthy of our attention…
Coolsville | The Juniper Tree (1990)
Speakeasy | The Happy Prince (1974)
Wide Screen World | Kirikou and the Sorceress (1998)
Mildred’s Fatburgers | The Snow Queen (1957)
Spellbound by Movies | Claire (2001)
Big Budgets, Big Stars
Fairy tales that cost a bundle.
The Cinematic Frontier | Frozen (2014)
Flixchatter | Legend (1985)
The White’s List | Shrek and Shrek 2
Fairy tales, blended.
Silent Volume | The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926)
Destroy All Fanboys | Ray Harryhausen’s Fairy Tales
Eclectic Alli | Into the Woods (1991)
100 Films in a Year | The 10th Kingdom (2000)
Big V Riot Squad | Nursery Favorites and the Early Teens Talkie Boom
Girl Meets Cinema | Once Upon a Time: Meet the Charmings
Those wacky fairy tales
Fractured looks at our favorite stories.
Moon in Gemini | Fractured Fairy Tales (1959-1964)
Girls Do Film | A Thousand and One Nights (1945)
Once Upon a Screen | Fairy Tales in Looney Toons/Merrie Melodies
MovieMovieBlogBlog | Popeye the Sailor Meets Sinbad the Sailor (1936)
Drew’s Movie Reviews | Enchanted (2007)