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.
best movie i've ever seen.
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A waste of 90 minutes of my life
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what a terribly boring film. I'm sorry but this is absolutely not deserving of best picture and will be forgotten quickly. Entertaining and engaging cinema? No. Nothing performances with flat faces and mistaking silence for subtlety.
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After reviewing the original movie, this is a blockbuster version of the Snow White which is told in a twisty fairy tale. Snow White And The Huntsman is not really a Snow White movie in general where we see happiness, singing, good side always win, and so on. In this alternative version, Snow White is told with a grim tale and characters that are not stereotyped with the original story.This version of Snow White attracts more attention for adult audiences. The story which presented isn't much different from the original version though it still has the same premise about Snow White, the queen, the magic mirror, the dwarfs, and the Huntsman.Snow White in this movie is described as a tough warrior girl that doesn't look like in the original movie. For me, this is more like a social degree where women can be ahead of men. The imperial background described focuses more on the social issue as well as the reality and fiction, there is no happiness there. Everything is only threatened and dominated by one person only.The huntsman character doesn't look like the original, where the animated version does not focus too much on this character. In this film, the director wants to communicate that love doesn't see from the class or whatever it is because the fact that love is blind and no one knows what is inside us if we fall in love.Speaking of the actresses and actors, I think the critics are more appreciative of Charlize Theron's smooth acting in this movie. Her acting at Mad Max: Fury Road is arguably the best in my opinion even though this movie hasn't existed after 3 years. Her acting is good but the scenario for her character is bad and I don't like it. But, I'm also paying attention to her.Kristen Stewart is like all the other movies that she starring, showing no emotion at all in the emotion of revenge, sadness, fear, and happiness, it's just a poker face for her. Chris Hemsworth is pretty good in this movie although his Thor character is not lost here he failed to get everything. He didn't show his character so much that he didn't put too much hope for the script even though the movie itself was about "the Huntsman."Sometimes, this movie looks like a Tim Burton's in general that displays a dark and beautiful setting at the same time. For the action scene, not too much presented either at the beginning or at the end of the movie. The pace is bad which made it all feels boring at the beginning such as a Snow White rescue scene that's too long, a plot holes from some of the unresolved characters as to why Snow White's mother died, and there are so many scenes that waste time, for example, the troll scene and the village raids which I don't think are so meaningful.The ending is not very clear even a small information after what happens because it just goes that way. It could be, there is something to be carried by the director as well but to no avail. But I was never bored to see all the beauty of the fantasy world created by Rupert Sanders and the music from James Newton and Howard that supported the whole scene.Snow White And The Huntsman is not as bad as critics think. For me, there are still many weaknesses in this film such as the character is not too expanded, the scenario is bad for the characters, the plot holes and the scene is still anti-climactic, and I think some need to be removed. The pace is a bit slow making some people leave the cinema.In conclusion, I love the world made by the director which is a little charming to look at.
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When I watched the 1937 Disney "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" a few years ago, I was startled to see that the Evil Queen commanded the Huntsman to bring her back the heart of Snow White in a box. Thinking about that, and relating it to the present day requirement so many college students have of acquiring safe spaces to avoid such nasty information, I have to wonder if there will be a clamor to censor those old Walt Disney animated films along with tearing down statues of Confederate Generals. It shouldn't take long, keep your eyes and ears open for it.Well, there seems to be a preponderance of negative reviews for this film here in the IMDb viewer comments, probably running about ten to one against. Some of the critique is valid, but a lot of them simply parrot a standard line about Kristen Stewart's acting ability, lack of emotion, bad dialog, etc. Personally, I thought the cinematography and costuming brought the formerly animated tale to life in a credible and exciting manner. Charlize Theron's Evil Queen Ravenna was the picture of evil incarnate, while Chris Hemsworth delivered his character, The Huntsman, in a solidly conflicted manner. Of the three principals, I do concede that Snow White was the weakest, and Kristen Stewart would not have been my first choice for the role.The most intriguing part of the picture for me was that walk through the fairy Land in which the dwarfs accompanied Snow White and The Huntsman. The CGI involved in creating the animal and plant life looked quite extraordinary, and the white hart looked stunning. I didn't realize that the dwarfs themselves were shrunken down versions of established actors, though the resemblance of Beith to Ian McShane made me realize something was up. So that was an interesting element in the picture as well.I guess what I try to do is find something good to like in just about any picture and this one has it's pluses against all the minuses of the detractors. There's also something to be said about being a contrarian as well, and going against the grain. When I see that virtually everyone is piling on a movie, it suggests an element of group think to me, and I feel a lot of reviewers who might have found something good about the picture wound up going in reverse when it came time to write their comments.
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In contrast to many reviewers, I really liked Kristen Stewart's performance here. She's sort of a tomboy princess, with the requisite untouchable purity that the part demands. Again in contrast to others, I find her performance subtle and intelligent--never overstated. And her beauty is iconic, which fits the classic nature of the tale. I wouldn't want some overly lush,overly "sexy" young actress in this role. Of course Charlize Theron is excellent as the evil queen, as are the rather Romanesque or perhaps Gothic visual effects. In addition, almost any movie with the great character actors Bob Hoskins and Eddie Marsen is worth watching. All in all, this movie is a fitting antidote to the saccharine nature of much Disney fare.
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What is the different between this and ANY tween and twerp wish fulfillment fantasy out there? And I mean for both gender. The main character (which is Bella, NOT Snow White since it is obvious that she also had everything handed to her and not have to work for them) is just another damsel in distress and had to rely on the men around her for everything. Feminist? The queen is a hypocrite who killed and mistreated other women, and had a RAPIST brother. Snow White become the leader while not doing anything to earn the rebel's respect. How can a girl who was locked away for almost all her life suddenly became a general? And how did she win without any strategy, tactic or preparation? And somehow won the duel with some tiny training? How does she know how to rule a kingdom? It is painfully obvious that this is just another Twilight.