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Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Drama | 1 June 2012 (USA)
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In a twist to the fairy tale, the Huntsman ordered to take Snow White into the woods to be killed winds up becoming her protector and mentor in a quest to vanquish the Evil Queen.

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Snow White, imprisoned daughter of the late king, escapes just as the Magic Mirror declares her the source of the Evil Queen's immortality. The Queen sends her men, led by a local huntsman, to bring her back. But upon her capture, the huntsman finds he's being played and turns against the Queen's men, saving Snow White in the process. Meanwhile, Snow's childhood friend, William, learns that she is alive and sets off to save her. Written by G.C. Bendixen

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The Fairytale is Over


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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, and brief sensuality | See all certifications »

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$170,000,000 (estimated)

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$56,217,700 (USA) (1 June 2012)

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$155,111,815 (USA) (31 August 2012)
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Trivia

Ravenna is also the name of an Italian city south of Venice, rich of precious architectural Byzantine art. The city was home to Italy's national poet, Dante Alighieri, and was the capital of Italy in the 4th, 5th, and 6th centuries. To an Italian audience, this name may not sound as dark as it was meant to. See more »

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(at around 27 mins) during Snow White's flight from the castle astride the horse, while passing through the village, a woman appears to be wearing either a brassiere or a bikini top or halter top beneath her flaxen blouse. See more »

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The Huntsman: [narration] Once upon a time, in deep winter, a queen was admiring the falling snow, when she saw a rose blooming in defiance of the cold. Reaching for it she pricked her finger and three drops of blood fell. And because the red seemed so alive against the white she thought, "If only I had a child as white as snow, lips as red as blood, hair as black as a raven's wings, and all with the strength of that rose." Soon after a daughter was born to the queen and was named Snow White.
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Bad acting and rushed plot.
5 June 2012 | by (Brazil) – See all my reviews

When I was invited to see Snow White I thought "no way I'm seeing this". Then I saw the trailer, and read that Kristen Stewart was playing Snow White. I got curious and watched it.

The plot had some minor holes and was rushed so that they could fit some scenes imagined by the writers into the original fairy tale.

Everyone who I discussed the movie with agreed that Kristen Stewart lacked grace, beauty, and talent. She just doesn't fit the Snow White part, and apparently the mockery on her not being able to smile has some grounds. I didn't like the acting on Charlize Theron as Ravenna, but that's just me. The supporting actors were pretty good, I liked the acting on most dwarfs and some other characters.

There were also some absurd scenes, like flaming arrows knocking down trees. There were some details I thought interesting, though, such as Snow White's nails being dirty. The scenarios were very (too much?) imaginative and nicely displayed.

Overall, a 3 out of 10. And it's not just me, 10 out of 12 people who I watched the movie with thought it was a waste of time and money.


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