I went into see Into The Woods with my family. It's a tedious and convoluted hot mess of a movie. The tormenting hour and a half movie seemed to have lasted three and a half hours. The songs, the madness, and meaningless stupidity would never seem to mercifully end.
If you want to see fairy tales woven together seamlessly and successfully, go watch SHREK again. Disney hoped to mash-up Cinderella, Rapunzel, Jack and The Bean Stalk, and Little Red Riding Hood into fun family entertainment. Somewhere along the way, Walt Disney Productions got lost in the woods on this one. Into The Woods might be great as a stage play, but it's painfully bad on film.
Into The Woods is Disney's own Plan 9 From Outer Space. Plan 9 is actually better than Into The Woods, because Plan 9's lunacy is actually entertaining. Disney might've had grand plans, but this one should've never been hatched. Perhaps Disney has lost their magic touch