Virginia (Williams) and her father Tony (Larroquette) encounter a stray dog wandering the streets of New York City. The dog turns out to be Snow White's Prince Wendell under a spell by an evil queen (Wiest) who plans to rule his kingdom! In an effort to help the prince, they follow him through a magic mirror into a mystical world where trolls, giants, and goblins wander and fairy tales such as Cinderella and Little Red Riding Hood actually happened. They confront the wicked queen and a battle of good versus evil commences in a display of astonishing visual effects. An adventure for the entire family from the producers of the hit television mini-series MERLIN. Originally airing on NBC as a five-part mini-series.
Once upon a time, a young woman lived at the edge of a forest known in one of the many tall towers upon the island of Manhattan. Every day she went to work. She took care of her father, and dutifully visited her grandmother. Virginia thought that she was no one very special, and she was quite certain everyone else knew it too. She almost never thought about the mother who left them so suddenly years ago. She also never thought about who or where her mother might be now, … more
Pros: funny, entertaining, suitable family fantasy, stands up to repeat viewing Cons: lengthy, predictable moments The Bottom Line: Magically delicious! Plot Details: This opinion reveals minor details about the movie''s plot. Once upon a time, a young woman lived at the edge of a forest known in one of the many tall towers upon the island of Manhattan. Every day she went to work. She took care of her father, and … more
Pros: Acting, adult fairy tales, different, downright fun Cons: A few hokey moments (but those can't really be helped) The Bottom Line: If you're tired of all the crap on television and want to escape, this is the proper way to do it. Just remember that Happy Ever After doesn't last forever... Plot Details: This opinion reveals minor details about the movie's plot. Back when I was, yikes, about 15 or so, Hallmark put together … more