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Go, See, Talk! Review: Snow White and the Huntsman, 2012, dir. Rupert Sanders

Go, See, Talk! Review: Snow White and the Huntsman, 2012, dir. Rupert Sanders


Swords, sorcery, and…Stewart. The idea of making a fairy tale “dark” isn’t so ridiculous in retrospect– the Disney versions of these stories are like toothpaste commercials compared to what the Brothers Grimm jotted down so long ago. But “dark” doesn’t mean “good”, and Snow White and the Huntsman proves that quite ably. Continue reading

Review: John Carter, 2012, dir. Andrew Stanton

Review: John Carter, 2012, dir. Andrew Stanton


Watching Andrew Stanton’s adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ seminal science fiction pulp novel, A Princess of Mars— here blandly labeled John Carter— is equivalent to a genre-fueled out of body experience. You’ve seen this film before. You’ve seen it in Star Wars (both the original trilogy and the prequel films), you’ve seen it in Avatar, … Continue reading