Snow White and the Huntsman Synopsis
An evil queen dispatches a huntsman to kill Snow White.
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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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...
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Excellent

By StangManDans
Not sure why some folks are panning this, we all went today at lunch and simply loved it. It has a great balance of realistically layered with obvious fantasy. It is simply STUNNING to look at and...

I wish they'd picked a different Snow White, but it was good..

By Feedthecrazycat
This was a great movie. The cinematography was beautiful, and the battle scenes were awesome. The cast did a great job, especially Charlize Theron as Ravena. I only have one complaint, Kristen...

EPIC DISASTER

By jerry_dalo9
I'll admit--I was really excited for this movie. The trailer looked great, the story sounded cool and I was ready to give Kristen Stewart a pass, but man did SWATH disappoint. It's seriously terrible....

Beautifully Shot, but the Direction was a Bit Off

By Mashlyachnya
Snow White and the Huntsman was stunningly filmed. The story/script was good, acting decent and direction was off. Yet very enjoyable and almost a must go just for the scenery, costumes and...

Wait for DVD

By nellamorris
Have to say I was very excited to see it, have been for months even got to the theatre early for the midnight showing. The visuals are great...but the storyline is not well thought out. There is no...

Looks Good but acting bad.

By DaraBeth2004
After the movie I was left wondering what I'd just lost two hours of my life over. The movie itself looked beautiful and the part of the movie that left the most impact (positively) was where you get...

Let Down

By Rowanhood
I went to see it opening day. The movie looked so very promising in the trailers. Charlize Theron was very strong, played her character very well, and her costumes were amazing. The effects were...

Sigh.......

By Phil a Buster
Was anxiously awaiting the release of this movie. Awesome graphics half the time but no story. Every time someone talked it left me wanting more. The whole audience is just left to vegetate while...

excellent movie, exciting, bad leading lady

By nng
I thought this was a very cool exciting movie..full of suspense, action, drama, decent story/plot to the snow white plot, and it was well done. The only problem I had was with kristen stewart being...

Slow weak story

By cookjos1
I took my 12 and 15 year old daughters,and none of us liked this movie. While the images and costumes were beautiful, the story was really weak. There were too many scenes that really added nothing...

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Rated PG-13 | For Intense Sequences of Action, Brief Sensuality and Intense Sequences of Violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 14+ Violent fairy tale isn't for kids but will attract teens.
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