Rupert Sanders’s “Snow White and the Huntsman” came out this past Friday, June 1, and had already proved to be a hit. The movie is based on a German fairy tale by the Grimm Brothers, but also mirrors Disney’s animated classic- “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” (1937). It features three main characters: Snow White, played by Kristen Stewart, queen Ravenna played by Charlize Theron, and the Huntsman portrayed by Chris Hemsworth.
In regards to the plot, the movie is in many ways similar and follows the events that happen in the Disney version. What really makes the movie worth seeing are the action-packed scenes and thrilling imagery. The cinematography and special effects caused that the film was pleasurable to watch. The actors also were well chosen for their roles- especially Theron who was extremely captivating in the role of the evil queen.
If you like action, great effects, breathtaking imagery this is a movie for you. It is interesting to see Disney’s tale being portrayed in such a different, bold way. “Snow White and the Huntsman” is definitely a violent yet delightful film that will suit anyone who admires the combination of fantasy and action.
25th Anniversary of ‘Titanic’: How Titanic Became an Under-the-Surface Sensation in Taliban-Ruled Afghanistan
In honor of Titanic’s 25th anniversary, the iconic movie will be shown in movie theaters on February 10th this year. Because of how iconic this movie was internationally, there is an interesting story behind how the people in Afghanistan were able to see the movie when it was released, as they were under Taliban rule. All forms of entertainment were outlawed in Afghanistan when the Taliban initially took power there in the 1990s. Residents of Kabul and other cities frequently describe finding video and audiotape ribbons that were torn to pieces as if they had also been executed.