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Trailer: Snow White & The Huntsman

Have to say… this is pretty much what I would be hoping for when told of a live-action, darker Snow White film… or two.

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30 Responses to “Trailer: Snow White & The Huntsman”

  1. LexG says:


    Why is there a trailer ready so soon? I thought they just started shooting… When did this become a summer release? I need a new job before next summer apparently (actually before January– why does Universal have to make ALL the good movies???)

  2. matthew says:

    They started shooting right after Comic-Con from what they were saying during their “we have a panel even though we haven’t shot anything yet” farce.

    Pretty funny that Stewart doesn’t get a single line in this trailer.

  3. matthew says:

    That sounded harsh – I actually think the trailer looks pretty cool.

  4. LexG says:


  5. waterbucket says:

    I’m sorry, but in which universe is Kristen Stewart going to ever overtake someone like Charlize Theron in the beauty department? The queen in this movie will be smoking hot while Snow White will have her mouth half-open and mumble all of her lines.

  6. LexG says:

    K-Stew is roughly SEVEN TRILLION times more beautiful than Charlize or ANY OTHER WOMAN on this planet, now and forever.

    She is perfection. You will bow.

  7. Bitchy29 says:

    *laughing out loud so hard falls out of chair* Man that is hilarious. waterbucket, dude, SO right! If I was the producer and STUCK with her I STILL wouldn’t give her any lines!!!

  8. LexG says:

    Maybe try watching any of her brilliant performances and stop embarrassing yourselves.

    K-Stew is the best actress in America. The best actress in film history.

  9. bulldog68 says:

    I’m with Waterbucket. Looking at the trailer, I thought the same thing. The Queen looks hotter. Plus K Stew does not capture that innocence that Snow White is supposed to embody. My top pick would have been Emma Watson.

    Still like the trailer though.

  10. LexG says:

    I hate all of you people. She is perfection.

    Charlize is great and all, but K-Stew is current. She is the best actress in the world. She’s a trillion times hotter than Emma Watson. Anyone who doesn’t like Kristen can fuck off.

    “Snow White” more like “I’ll Give Them Something White.”

  11. JS Partisan says:

    Kristen Stewart is not even in the same league as Emma Watson. Sure she has her moments but no where close to being as good looking as Emma Watson.

  12. yancyskancy says:

    Was Charlize dipped in white chocolate in that one shot? Yum. (Cue Lex to point out it’s white but not chocolate.) 🙂

    I like K-Stew. I don’t like extrapolating how I’ll feel about a performance from watching a two-minute trailer, so I’ll stay out of that debate. But I do get the impression that she’s a better fit for this story’s take on the character than Em-Wat (TM) would’ve been.

  13. leahnz says:

    does ten-wart also attempt an english accent? or does she annoyingly ‘lone-yank it’

    charlizes’s is rubbish, yikes, her ability with her native africaans vowels has apparently gone the way of the dodo.

  14. LexG says:

    I’ll be “lone-yanking” it, if you know what I mean.

  15. Krillian says:

    The marketing department of Mirror Mirror had to watch this trailer and go, “Aw, crap.”

  16. Not a fan, but I enjoyed Charlize Theron’s Tilda Swinton impression enough to pique my interest. What put me off about the trailer (not necessarily the film per-se) is how aggressively it reassured audiences that, while Stewart’s Snow White was wearing armor and charging into battle at some point, Chris Hemsworth’s huntsman was still the primary alpha character. “Don’t worry traditionalists (as Hemsworth swings his sword/ax at the screen for the third time), Snow White may have a ‘girl power’ action beat or two, but Huntsman is the film’s primary action figure and the picture will follow traditional gender roles!” Again, that’s the trailer, not necessarily the movie.

  17. bulldog68 says:

    While the title does say “..and the Huntsman” Scott.

  18. anghus says:

    Im not sure why people would think this film us going to do better business than mirror mirror.

    Ill take the cuter looking one with julia roberts that has more family appeal releasing in march (where alice in wonderland flourished) over the one with the expressionless girl from twilight and Thor coming out in one of the most packed summers in history.

    Putting money on this one is a suckers bet

  19. movieman says:

    Good to see you back on the HB, Leah. You were sorely missed.

  20. Monco says:

    Not really. I think things have quite peaceful around here without her.

  21. movieman says:

    Different strokes, Monco.

  22. matt says:

    That synthetic riff at the end sounds vaguely reminiscent of the music for the Inception trailer

  23. LexG says:

    Kristen isn’t “expressionless,” she is awesome and the most powerful performer since Brando and I’m sick and goddamn tired of people insulting her when they haven’t done the research.

    If K-Stew HADN’T done Twilight, ALL of you dudes would be claiming her your own little ingenue in the way critics/movie geeks swoon over Johansson (at least in her early LIT days) or Amy Adams (critics love firecrotch) or Emma Stone or Zooey Deschanel. ALL you guys would be obsessed with her and realize how hypnotic and emotional and sensitive and AWESOME she is… But because “TWILIGHT IS YUCKY, GIRLS ARE YUCKY,” she’s been unfairly written off. I actually wonder if an edgy artist like Kristen feels some of this herself– her soul all along has clearly been in indie films and smaller parts for great directors. The juggernaut clearly blindsided her, and she seems Cobain-level ambivalent about her fan base; Had she not done Twilight, in a lot of ways she probably would have a more enduring career with critics and movie fans… Now a true artist and beauty gets 99% associated with this teen phenomenon that’s so of its age, when pre-Twilight THE STEW was working with Fincher and Liman and Levinson and Figgis and David Gordon Green.

  24. JS Partisan says:

    Kristen is not emotionless. She’s a pretty tremendous as an actress and she does have a fan base. Betting against this Snow White movie would be a bit odd, seeing as it may be one of the biggest films of the Summer for women. You know, women?

  25. leahnz says:

    :-* movieman (kiss on the cheek, BLTN i guess yeah)

  26. Sideshow Bill says:

    So we’re supposed to believe that boney dead-eyed coma victim is hotter than Charlize Theron? Shame. Looks interesting otherwise.

  27. Ohnotheydid says:

    Interesting how Stewart doesn’t get single line of dialogue in the teaser and she’s the title character. Is her performance that bad?

  28. Peter says:

    To be fair, it’s usually the villain who makes or breaks a movie like this, so I am not surprised about Charlize getting all the lines in the trailer. I do have new found respect for Charlize’s acting ability after Young adult, and I am fine with Kristen Stewart, so I am looking forward to this.

    So where are the 7 dwarfs?

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