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5-minute look at SNOW WHITE & THE HUNTSMAN!!!

Hey folks, Harry here...  ya know what I like about SNOW WHITE & THE HUNTSMAN...  it's that it feels as if somebody decided to make the story of SNOW WHITE after taking style points from Ridley Scott's LEGEND.   The glow of this fantasy world is kind of ideal to me.   That weird forest monster?   The Dwarves?!?!?   I mean, Nick Frost, Bob Hoskins & Toby Jones have all never looked better than in their Mahleresque statures.   Now - go check it all out and see if you agree - Here's The 5-Minute Look At SNOW WHITE & THE HUNTSMAN!!!

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  • March 19, 2012, 7:35 p.m. CST

    Harry, why no pics of Banes doomsday device from DKR?

    by Kill List Hammertime

    Or the fact that Gordon becomes a fugitive?

  • March 19, 2012, 7:35 p.m. CST

    Holy Fuck I'm sold!!!

    by ganymede3010

    Man, I wasn't expecting anything from this movie. I thought it would be some kind of twilight ripoff. While it's not nearly as cool as Legend, I will definitely see this movie opening night. What a great year for film lovers.

  • March 19, 2012, 7:37 p.m. CST


    by water_shit_anderson

    the queen sounds like a naggy bitch when she asks for blondie bowl-cut man. <P> This looks like DICK

  • March 19, 2012, 7:47 p.m. CST

    Jay Garnham

    by LouGarrick

    Where'd you see those DKR updates? Got a link?

  • March 19, 2012, 7:48 p.m. CST

    Now that the studio posted the whole movie...

    by schulzcreative

    ...I'll catch something else opening night.

  • March 19, 2012, 7:53 p.m. CST


    by Kill List Hammertime The stuff about Gordon was on that site too, but it looks like its been removed at the studios request.

  • March 19, 2012, 7:55 p.m. CST


    by Chase Kimball

    Are you referring to the composer Gustav Mahler? Very hip, but he was not particularly short for the times, being 5'4". If not Gustav Mahler, I simply have no clue as to what you are talking about.

  • March 19, 2012, 8:10 p.m. CST is what AICN use to be..

    by ganymede3010

    They always post the good shit first.

  • March 19, 2012, 8:13 p.m. CST

    Flippin' sweet! I'm in - Reminded me of Sir Ridley's 'Legend'

    by obijuanmartinez

  • March 19, 2012, 8:27 p.m. CST

    Sam Claflin

    by manikman

    as Prince Charming cut from the movie??

  • March 19, 2012, 8:31 p.m. CST

    Pans Labrynth+LOTR = SWATH

    by P862010

    if del toro directed this i would'nt doubt it

  • March 19, 2012, 8:34 p.m. CST

    only viewable in the US...

    by bubcus

    ... sigh.

  • March 19, 2012, 8:35 p.m. CST

    Thanks JayGarnham

    by LouGarrick

    I appreciate it.

  • March 19, 2012, 9:03 p.m. CST

    Fade to black, fade up from black...

    by rawsleestak

    Hey a new record for the "I don't know how to cut so I'll use this gag" edit.

  • many more dainty little chicks in full plate armor are we going to have to suffer through until the Boomer ERA'rs finally shuffle off this mortal coil? A perfectly good trailer, and movie, I assume, potentially ruined by the little chick in full plate at the end. Call it a Robin-Hooding, cuz Ridley did the same damned thing.

  • March 19, 2012, 9:32 p.m. CST

    If it weren't for Stewart I'd be 100% sold

    by Bass Ackwards

    As it is, still looks much much better then I had expected. Just too bad they couldn't have stretched a little bit and cast someone worthwhile, rather then simply trying to cash in on Twilight.

  • March 19, 2012, 9:32 p.m. CST


    by JaredP

    now that shitty twilight is ending, kristen stewart is going to need a new franchise to star in, and this one actually looks great!

  • I liked John Carter of Mars, but Kitsch was wrong for the role. Fucking Purefoy would have made a better John Carter. I liked Lynn Collins though, I didn't think I would, but she surprised me. The Tharks were cool, not sure why John Carter killed hundreds of the people he was supposed to help. The whole Thern thing. No idea why they were even in that movie!

  • March 19, 2012, 9:47 p.m. CST

    Kitsch and Stewart

    by Bass Ackwards

    Both somehow have wormed their way into leading character roles despite the fact that both are complete vacuums of charisma, humor, intelligence, or charm. They both share that dead eye look, no matter what they are doing/saying it never looks like anything is actually going on upstairs, which isn't to suggest they are stupid, just as actors they both have a complete inability to convey or emote anything, just a couple of immense blank slates.

  • March 19, 2012, 10:17 p.m. CST

    ganymede, I'm sold as well...

    by schizoschizo

    ...never had an urge to see any of the Twilight movies, but shit, I got a nerdboner while watching this.

  • March 19, 2012, 10:27 p.m. CST

    Sold here also...

    by PhxMonsterGuy

    Really like the overall look, the forest creatures, Theron appears amazing as always. My only hesitation of course is Stewart. She certainly doesn't have the acting chops to stand up against Theron. But crap, every clip with Theron looks fantastic. I'll be there opening weekend.

  • March 19, 2012, 10:28 p.m. CST

    I'm actuallu HYPED for this

    by RoarsLoudly

    Im really liking ALL that I've seen thus far!

  • March 19, 2012, 10:30 p.m. CST

    Kristen hate

    by P862010

    half the people that hate her dont even hate her but hate twilight for being so popular she is a decent actress but fan boys act like she is the fucking devil and worse actress to walk god's green earth she was quite good in Speak The Runaways Into The Wild AdventureLand Welcome To The Riley's the hate is ridiculous

  • March 19, 2012, 11:02 p.m. CST

    Umm... That actually looked good. How can this be?

    by A. Garcia

  • March 19, 2012, 11:09 p.m. CST

    Fairer in this case probably means more than just surface beauty

    by lv_426

    More like fairer as in not evil, or corrupted by power or black magic. Perhaps Snow White is a virgin and instead of a sparkly boy band vampire dude she will have her first sexy time with Thor.

  • The whole storming the castle part at the end of this long trailer looked a lot like the end of Willow. Also, Theron's evil queen has a crown that looks a bit like the one that the queen in Willow had on throughout that film. Also, in Willow the MacGuffin wasn't a ring, but a person named Elora Dahnon (probably bungled the spelling of that name), who was a baby found by Willow (Warwick Davis). Elora was destined to grow up to overthrow the evil queen, which is why the baddies were looking for her. In this Snow White film, it appears that the evil queen Theron is also after a person, in this case Snow White, who is *the one* (so sick of this plot point in these types of films) that will overthrow the forces of darkness. At least if we are to believe what the dwarf version of Bob Hoskins says in the trailer. Snow White and the Huntsman looks like a Willow remake a bit, mixed with the Snow White fairy tales. I like Willow so this is not a bad thing. It's just too bad they didn't find a part for Warwick Davis as one of the seven dwarves.

  • March 19, 2012, 11:21 p.m. CST

    bass ackwards, exactly! How can casting supervisors let this happen?

    by Stereotypical Evil Archer

    It's like Jake Lloyd all over again.

  • Plus Theron's evil queen talks to the mirror and asks it for advice, which is a similar device that Ridley used in Legend with Darkness talking to his *father* which seemed to be a voice that came from the fire in the fireplace. Within the first week of June, we are getting a sci-fi and a fantasy flick, both of which have Charlize Theron in them, plus space jockeys and Bob Hoskins and Ian McShane dwarves. Holy fuck, my mind is now blown!

  • March 19, 2012, 11:28 p.m. CST

    Theron and Stewart were on the Today Show this morning.

    by Stereotypical Evil Archer

    Theron was classy beautiful, flirty and intelligent. Stewart was like a dumb vacant stoner who literally cowarded in Theron's pressence and chuckled stupidly like a stoner.

  • March 20, 2012, 12:27 a.m. CST


    by billF

  • March 20, 2012, 1:42 a.m. CST

    ABC's "Once Upon A Time"

    by tjrmusic

    Is a good show. Don't know why AICN is not giving it any attention. This movie does look interesting though even though it looks like it's borrowing from it.

  • March 20, 2012, 1:47 a.m. CST


    by P862010

    how could they borrow from a show that debuted in october when SWATH started filming in August and the script has been around since 2003

  • March 20, 2012, 2:25 a.m. CST

    I think this looks pretty good

    by theblackvegtable

    It certainly doesn't look bad

  • March 20, 2012, 3:35 a.m. CST

    Looks a lot darker than the original script


    I'm so glad John Lee Hancock did a production pass on it. Theron's dialogue and overall menace have been amped up to the nth degree. The spec that sold was whimsical and quirky and comedic, even falling back on that so not funny cliche of having a pair of evil twins who are actually polar opposites but think they're mirror images of each other. Yawn. The original spec was not nearly as dark as this.

  • March 20, 2012, 6:11 a.m. CST

    Feminine jealousy and insecurity doesn't have to be logical.

    by FluffyUnbound

    So it doesn't matter if Theron is actually more beautiful than Stewart. The evil queen is a chick. Which means it's perfectly plausible that she'd hate and fear any chick who's a 7 or above. If there was an evil king, he could spend half his day being reassuring: 'Naw, baby, you're way hotter than Snow White. Look at how great you look in this queen outfit!' It wouldn't do any good. Probably what happened is the evil queen heard that Snow White got more messages than she got on OKCupid. Now she's completely gone around the bend and can't see the reality of who's hotter any more.

  • March 20, 2012, 9:13 a.m. CST

    Looks like a more expensive episode of Once Upon a Time

    by Charbarred

  • March 20, 2012, 10:50 a.m. CST

    stereotypical evil archer

    by mrm1138

    Carter didn't slaughter Tharks; they were Warhoons, a rival tribe of green Martians. The movie referred to them a couple times, but unfortunately didn't really give much context. I think they hoped that making the Warhoons seem a little more animal-like (as opposed to the more human Tharks) would allow people to figure out the difference. I don't think it was enough, though. That said, I still think the movie got more right than it got wrong.

  • March 20, 2012, 11:12 a.m. CST

    WHY isnt the video there?

    by Todaysfate

  • March 20, 2012, 12:42 p.m. CST

    This will wash the Twilight smell off of KStew

    by Eternal Watcher

    Only because she's a girl of action, as opposed of making googly eyes at sparkly vampires. If Theron's character slapped Julia Roberts' Evil Queen into the next fairy tale, she'd be the heroine on the spot. It's certain this movie will do that to Mirror, Mirror...and more.

  • March 20, 2012, 12:45 p.m. CST

    Stewart > Theron ???

    by Henri Pouper

    No, Theron is obviously far more attractive. The studios know this. Rule no. 1 when making a movie like this is not to make your female audience feel threatened. One big reason the Twilight movies are so huge is that the girl that gets the fop (who makes all the teen-aged girls and immature women wet between the legs) is totally meh in the looks department. That way, these girls and women who go to these pictures can substitute themselves for Stewart, and live out their vain little fantasy for two hours, where pretty boys fight over them and constantly profess their undying devotion to them. If you got someone at the level of Katherine Jenkins (face) or Chloe Vevrier (face, tits) or even Jordana Brewster to play Snow White, girls and immature women wouldn't be able to see themselves as that character, and poof, there go your repeat viewings.

  • March 20, 2012, 1:45 p.m. CST

    Anyone wanna get this up on youtube for us Limeys?

    by J.B.M.A.

    Or indeed any other resident of The World Outside The United States.

  • That would be a much better Snow White, where Kristen Stewart dies at the start.

  • March 20, 2012, 3:23 p.m. CST

    for all you non americans here is link

    by P862010

  • March 20, 2012, 3:40 p.m. CST

    5 Minute Preview?

    by The Sandman

    Could I get just 5 minutes of Kristen Stewart without a grimace?

  • That's why she's "more beautiful" than the queen, who is obviously a Charlize Theron-shaped tar bag. If that theme isn't painfully obvious, you're five.

  • March 20, 2012, 8:17 p.m. CST

    chloe vevrier?!! wtf is wrong with you man lololol

    by dahveed1972

    total non sequitor but it made me snortle. thanks.

  • March 21, 2012, 4:20 p.m. CST


    by Rupee88

    good points