Snow White and the Huntsman
The Fairytale is Over
After the Evil Queen marries the King, she performs a violent coup in which the King is murdered and his daughter, Snow White, is taken captive. Almost a decade later, a grown Snow White is still in the clutches of the Queen. In order to obtain immortality, The Evil Queen needs the heart of Snow White. After Snow escapes the castle, the Queen sends the Huntsman to find her in the Dark Forest.
Game Of Thrones for bed-wetters.
If fairytales really existed, this film would never have been made.
Yet here we are.....
It should have been called: 'Emo chick without talent and the overacting Evil Queen surrounded by discount CGI'
Makes me want to eat a poisoned apple and die.
Hello, my name is Kristen Stewart and I never disappoint, even in a movie in which I am supposedly more beautiful than Charlize Theron. I only ever choose characters that are determined and defined by the help and actions of the men around them. This why I commonly play parts that have several men trying to save and aid me. I am thankful I, in Twilight, learned how to stay really still during scenes in which I am supposed to be dead since I now get any role I want.
Hello, my name is Chris Hemsworth and I played Thor in that good summer blockbuster.
Hello, my name is what's-his-face and I look a bit like James Blunt.
Boredom is pretty abundant in this flat and uneven Robin Hood / Kingdom of Heaven / Once Upon a Time / The Lord of the Rings / Narnia amalgamation that takes place in a Universe so f#cked up that Kristen Stewart is supposedly more beautiful than Charlize Theron. These are officially the longest two hours of my life.
Why is she of such value?
Apparently someone thought Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs by way of Lord of the Rings was a fantastic idea. It's quite easy to figure out, as with most blockbusters, it's existence is influenced by a past hit. The success of Tim Burton's take on Alice in Wonderland, which featured a lot more swords then most people remembered from the original story, is the reason this version of Snow White exists. It's also the reason that I'm sure there's probably a plethora of more fairytale-turned-action-movies on the way. I would check IMDB, but I'm scared of what I'd find out.
The film's story is basically a whole lot of action sequences loosely…
The third Snow White of 2012 is the one that arrived with the biggest fanfare and highest expectations. The trailers promised epic action, lush visuals and an evil Queen with a capital E. In truth the film does deliver on all three promises but sadly these three elements alone are not enough to save the film. As with most modern interpretations of familiar fairy tales we see another revisionist take on the source material. So here we get an extra dwarf, the Huntsman is promoted in importance and Snow White gets to go all Joan or Arc in a frankly silly and unconvincing finale.
The film is not without its qualities though. Director, Rupert Sanders, effortlessly translates his eye for…
Because it does look nice in the beginning, I thought maybe my previous review of the film was going to be too harsh. But then the movie kept going and the pacing really started to get to me. I kept wondering why they were including certain scenes that simply took away from any narrative momentum. Particularly, why include scene with the town by the river? It added nothing. When I realized that they were, at least in part, trying to tap into the Twilight market did the long ass scenes of sitting around for no reason make more sense from a film making standpoint.
And the Theron performance/direction was so bad.
More intrigued by this film due to the behind the scenes salaciousness that was happening...
it gets an extra half star for the visuals. both kristen stewart and thor are horrible actors.
Hemsworth and Stewart are like a Tracy and Hepburn for our time
2) I mean, the faults of Snow White and the Huntsman aren’t exclusive to this film, but blockbuster fatigue kicked in during its laborious two hour runtime. Here’s how to write a modern big budget film: choose a setting (PAST/PRESENT/FUTURE - cross out as applicable), then copy and paste in the familiar action genre template that 'works' for every superhero film, every robot hitting each other, every fantasy film and everything with a budget over $40 million. Snow White may aim for a dark-hearted reinvention but it pillages all its ideas from other sources, turning it into a homogeneous mush. It’s Game of Thrones. It’s Lord of the Rings. It’s Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland. It’s Bella Swan…
Better than what I thought it was going to be. A lot more LoTR-esque as well. I didn't really have a problem with Stewart either, that is until she started talking a lot and then her poor acting skills truly shined through. When all she has to do is stand around and look scared she was fine but when she had to stand up and demand attention, like in the lead up to the final battle she was thoroughly unconvincing.
Other than her performance, the story was fine as was the directing, it got a little too slow in parts and the whole run away and be found thing (meanwhile destroying whatever poor town they are hiding in) was pretty clunky.
This was the last Oscar pic I had to see to have seen all the feature length films and I'm amazed it's over.
I can't help myself but Kristen Stewart just really can't act imo. The story could have been really good but her one and a half expressions ruined most of it. She just lacked the charisma for this part!
The script is iffy and the story isn't the most unique, but Snow White & The Huntsman is otherwise a decent fantasy film which showcases solid performances from Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, and even Kristen Stewart. Visually appealing, it also features surprisingly strong direction from first-timer Rupert Sanders.
Nach 10 min abgebrochen. So ein Schwachsinn.