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Review: Old fairy tales morph into modern psychological thrillers in the compelling 'Tell Me a Story'

Classic fairy tales are reimagined in present-day New York in the dark CBS All Access series "Tell Me a Story." The forests and cottages of those old fables are an urban jungle here, populated with power brokers, male go-go dancers and, most shocking, Kim Cattrall playing the role of a protective grandmother.

The series, which premiered Wednesday, deconstructs versions of "Little Red Riding Hood," "Hansel and Gretel" and "The Three Little Pigs," then

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