Snow White

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Grimms' Original Fairy Tales Were the Stuff of Nightmares

In new translation of Grimm tales, Snow White's own mom wants to kill her

(Newser) - Forget an evil stepmother: The woman jealous of 7-year-old Snow White's beauty was her biological mother, and she flat out wanted her kid dead. At least that's how the Brothers Grimm tell it in the first edition of their fairy tales; that December 1812 version has just been... More »

Kristen Stewart Not Invited to Snow White Sequel

Affair cost her more than just Robert Pattinson, apparently

(Newser) - First Kristen Stewart lost her boyfriend ; now her affair with Snow White and the Huntsman director Rupert Sanders may have cost her a job. The Hollywood Reporter says Stewart has been "dropped" from the Snow White sequel, which will now focus solely on the Huntsman character played by Chris... More »

Snow White a Mix of Good, Evil

Kristen Stewart, Charlize Theron star in dark take on tale

(Newser) - Snow White and the Huntsman, the latest take on the fairy tale starring Kristen Stewart and Charlize Theron, is an impressive spectacle, featuring all kinds of brooding visual effects. But critics are sharply divided as to whether the film is an overall success:
  • "There is nothing cute about this
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Mirror Mirror Looks Great, Feels Flat

Julia Roberts stars as evil queen in Snow White spectacle

(Newser) - The latest retelling of Snow White (before June's Snow White and the Huntsman) is a lot like its vain queen: visually stunning, but kind of shallow. Critics aren't particularly impressed with Mirror Mirror:
  • Though director Tarsem Singh "knows how to make performers and sets look good, he
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Mayor Declares War on Garden Gnomes

Italian city council set to ban lawn statues

(Newser) - The mayor of Furore, Italy, wants garden gnomes out of his city—immediately. The reason? "They cause an alteration of the natural environment," he says. An ordinance banning the lawn statues is before the city council, and sources tell the ANSA news service the gnomes "could be... More »

Disney Grumpy About 'Ho White' Ads

Aussie ale company rewrites fairy tale

(Newser) - Once upon a time an Aussie ale company ad turned Snow White into "Ho White," and made Disney officials as angry as wicked witches. The not-so-virginal disheveled beauty blows smoke rings in bed with her little naked buddies including Filthy, Smarmy and Randy in the controversial ad for... More »

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