January 5, 2007, - 3:46 pm
By Debbie Schlussel
Don’t take your kids to see “Happily N’Ever After,” this weekend. It’s just plain awful.
As only liberals would, the makers of this animated New Age, politically correct rendition of Cinderella take a charming fairy-tale and turn it into crap. Instead of the Prince being a valiant, heroic, masculine figure who rescues Cinderella from a life of drudgery and sadness, he’s a doltish airhead and vain primper. Yup, the prince is an idiot, and the smart guy is a lowly, underappreciated servant. In the end, Ella (no longer Cinderella in this version of the tale), ends up with him instead of the idiotic Prince.
The one good part is at the beginning, when we are introduced to “The Department of FairyTaleLand Security,” where a wizard and his two helpers must make sure they maintain the balance between good and evil in fairy tales. I’d be happy if they were running Homeland Security, where evil–sympathizers with Islamists, terrorism supporters, and illegal aliens and the employers who love them–rule things. And I love the name–since the idea that this Department, DHS, is making our Homeland secure is a Fairy Tale.
The rest of the movie is ridiculous, too. Susan Weaver, you know her as “Sigourney,” the pretentious name she took for herself, the horribly annoying actress–who recently attacked American men and compared them to Islamic extremists–voices the wicked stepmother, who is now dressed like a dominatrix. Charming–your kids exposed to dominatrixes (dominatrices?) at an early age. You never can expose them to those stilettos too young.
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