75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
A surprisingly fine, fantastic movie it is.
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70

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
An evil spell nearly does Snow White in, but it's lifted in the nick of time. The strangest spell afflicts Kristen Stewart; she can't seem to imbue Snow White with anything more than a semblance of feeling. That spell never lifts, but it doesn't make much difference in the end because the forces of good manage to work around it.
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63

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Snow White and the Huntsman is definitely a missed opportunity. Sanders was on to something in taking the Snow White tale to its most menacing extreme.
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Just feels like it was made from the pieces of every fantasy-action movie ever made.
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63

USA Today

By Scott Bowles
One of those movies that makes for a fantastic trailer. Much beyond that can feel like repeat viewing.
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60

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
It's Theron who owns this film, imbuing her deliciously depraved Queen with furious pain and deep-seated fear.
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58

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
A tastefully overbearing franchise fairy tale with a handful of ravishing touches.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
A bold rethinking of a familiar old story and striking design elements are undercut by a draggy midsection and undeveloped characters in Snow White and the Huntsman.
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45

NPR

What dooms Snow White and the Huntsman is ultimately not how over the top it is, but how dull it is.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Suffers from a problem in its rhythm. It's not that its pace is too slow, but that it's too regular, and this lack of syncopation makes it feel slow.
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57 out of 100
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