Snow White & the Huntsman
“Now I’m not saying that this is up there with Jean Cocteau’s poetic masterpiece La Belle et La Bête, but this is how you reinvent a fairy tale for the big screen. All of the story beats are there, but they’ve been twisted, expanded upon and remain highly sexualized and violent, no Disney-friendly scrub brush has removed any of the psychological complexity here. That’s right, I’m calling you out Mirror Mirror, the first, but by no means best, Snow White adaptation of 2012.
Snow White & the Huntsman truly does focus on the two of them, and twists the story away from the generic, anemic heroine besting the wicked stepmother with the help of numerous friends into a more girl-power tale, beefing up not only Snow White’s personality and presence, but that of the Huntsman a” read more