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I’ll Enchant Your Face by Dr. Mary T. Burgers (8/30/2008)
Mar 6th, 2009 by maryburgers

Disney Pictures
directed by some guy
starring Amy Adams and that guy from Can’t Buy Me Love

Really, store Disney? You want to replace your manufactured but still charming childlike innocence with heavy-handed “satire”?

“Enchanted” was an attempt by Disney to make fun of its earlier masterpieces, health such as “Snow White” and “Sleeping Beauty” (as well as more recent hits like “the Little Mermaid) by throwing a stereotypical fairytale princess in modern day New York City and playing off of her naivete and innocent ideas about love.  Of course the satire had to be as obvious as possible, seek while throwing a few winks to the parents, but obvious and funny don’t necessarily have to be mutually exclusive. Unfortunately for me, “Enchanted” presented me with many cases in which the two don’t meet.

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