Film Review: Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)

Snow White and the Huntsman

PG – 13

127 Min

2012

Action | Adventure | Drama

Plot: 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.

Director: Rupert Sanders

Stars: Kristen Stewart | Chris Hemsworth | Charlize Theron

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Movie Summary

Snow White is the rightful heir, but is imprisoned after her mother dies and her grief stricken father found a beautiful woman named Ravenna, who has a youth spell over her. She kills the King and takes the kingdom and plunges it into darkness.

A couple of years go by and Snow White is now a beautiful young woman, Ravenna finds out that Snow White’s blood is pure and is the key to her eternal youth. Snow White manages to escape into the dark forest. Ravenna hires the Huntsman to retrieve her, after promising to return his wife to him. The Huntsman manages to find Snow White but after finding out that they were lying about his wife decided to help her escape. They leave the forest but come upon a Troll, which threatened to kill them before Snow White calmed it down. They made their way to a village of women and decide to stay their for the night.

The coalition put together by Ravenna’s brother manage to find them and the Huntsman is forced to return to save Snow White after he decided to leave her. He found out about who she really was, and manages to get her to the dwarf’s territory. They spend the night but were forced to leave after the coalition manage to catch up.

Ravenna manifests herself as an old friend and manages to get Snow White by herself before giving her a poisoned apple and leaving her, her protectors take her to the Duke’s castle, but are unsure about what to do. The huntsman kisses her and she comes back to life and leads the army into Ravenna’s castle. Snow White then goes up against Ravenna one on one who would have gotten a lot more stronger after draining others of their age.

Snow White wins the fight and takes the throne, but her king is not named.

Review

An alright movie even though Kristen Stewart was the main actress and I was sure I had downloaded Twilight instead, decent amount of action, not an overly predictable movie and not a lot of tender sob type scenes. I would recommend watching this movie.

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