Directed by: Rupert Sanders
Cast: Kristen Stewart, Charlize Theron, Chris Hemsworth
In the contest between last spring’s Mirror Mirror and Snow White and the Huntsman, who’s the fairest of them all? Surprisingly, it’s a tie … they’re both rife with rotten apples.
While the two films are visually engrossing, they suffer equally at the hand of the directors who end up bungling their respective missions. Flat and unfunny in the first, ponderous in the second, perhaps the failure can be blamed on some wicked spell cast by the original Evil Queen herself. Or maybe it’s Walt Disney, working his juju from beyond the grave, determined that no future film ever upstage his iconic, first full-length cel animated feature, the 1937 Snow White and the Seven Dwarves. Whatever the explanation … the 2012 renditions of Snow White & Co. are a bust.
[For the full review and Kimberly's, um, poisonous rating, please click here]