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July 25, 2011 in Features, Movies, Social Commentary | Tags: Alice in Wonderland, Brienne of Tarth, Clash of Kings, Feminism, Game of Thrones, Gwendoline Christie, Kristen Stewart, Snow White and the Huntsman, Sucker Punch, Swordmaiden | 4 comments
Some blogger types on movie newsy sites have been commenting on the released images from the upcoming Snow White and the Huntsman which is one of two competing “Snow White Reimagined” movies coming down the pipe.
The image in question.
What you see there is Kristen Stewart in Gondor drag. That’s a joke Devin Faraci made to great effect over at Badass and I have basically no problem reusing it here (quality, yo). Obviously they are going for a big, expansive fantasy direction for this time-honored tale. They’ve said as much even, as Devin and others have reported. Devin also points out that Joe Roth is the producer responsible and he also made Alice in Wonderland last year which featured its own titular Disney “princess” in shiny mercurial armor lopping the head off a fucking dragon. Since he’s also making the upcoming Oz the Great and Powerful I suppose people will be expecting the Eowyn treatment for Dorothy. Read the rest of this entry »