For those who prefer fairy tales with more grimness and less childlike delight and wonder, this Rupert Sanders-directed fantasy may be the clear winner.
Co-written by Drive‘s Hossein Amini it features a youth-sucking queen and a mysterious monster. Adept at dark tales, the cast includes Kirsten Stewart (Snow White), Oscar-winner Charlize Theron (Evil Queen), Thor‘s Chris Hemsworth (the Huntsman) and Pirates of the Caribbean‘s Sam Claflin (the prince). With Joe Roth (Alice in Wonderland) producing, the cinematography and CGI effects also looks as breathtaking if not more so, as Mirror Mirror‘s.
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