Posts by Agatha

Baker from Into the Woods

In Into the Woods, the Baker (James Corden) wishes for a child, but is cursed by the Witch because his father was found robbing her garden. The Witch offers to lift the curse if the Baker can retrieve four items for her: a cow as white as milk, a cape as red as blood, hair as yellow as corn, and a slipper as pure as gold.

Little Red Riding Hood in Into the Woods

In Into the Woods, this take on Little Red Riding Hood (Lilla Crawford) crosses paths with the Wolf as usual, but also characters from other fairy tales including Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Rapunzel.

Hagrid

In Harry Potter, Professor Rubeus Hagrid (Robbie Coltrane) is the half-giant gamekeeper, and later the Care of Magical Creatures teacher, at Hogwarts. As punishment for opening the Chamber of Secrets, his wand was snapped, but he continues to do magic using a pink umbrella containing the wand fragments.

Adele Hello

Adele’s hit single Hello propelled upthe charts with its memorable music video, which features the soulful singer-songwriter fighting the ghosts of her past romance as well as the autumn wind.

Shosanna Dreyfus

In Inglorious Basterds, Shosanna Dreyfus (Melanie Laurent) works at a cinema under the alias Emmanuelle Mimieux. When the Nazis decide to hold a movie premiere at her theater, she hatches a plan to avenge her family who were killed by the Nazis.

Fat Albert

Fat Albert (originally voiced by Bill Cosby, later played by Kenan Thompson) is the leader and conscience of the Junkyard Gang. Though obese, he enjoys playing sports, not to mention a mean bagpipe-accordion cobbled together with a funnel, radiator, and airbag.

Dawson

In Adventures in Babysitting, Dawson (Vincent D’Onofrio) is a mechanic who looks a lot like Thor, and not only to Sara, who idolizes the Norse superhero. He may even be the Norse superhero. But that doesn’t mean he’ll give you a $5 discount on your car repair.

Lady Lisa

In Pixels, Lady Lisa (Ashley Benson) may be the main character of the video game Dojo Quest, but that doesn’t stop the weird but brilliant Ludlow Lamonsoff from falling in love with the beautiful pixellated warrioress.

Death from Sandman

In the DC comic series The Sandman, Death is both the end of life and the guider of souls. Unlike most personifications of death, like the Grim Reaper, she is a young goth woman dressed in casual clothes who also visits people as they are born.

Peggy Carter

In Captain America: The First Avenger, Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell) is an officer of Great Britain’s Strategic Scientific Reserve. She splits her time between firing a machine gun at Nazis and falling in love with Captain America. All this before being promoted to an agent of SHIELD.