snow white


V.27 No.40 | 10/4/2018
Baked Goods

Baked Goods

Attitude Adjustments

No complaints at Sacred Garden

Snow White relaxes Joshua Lee and slows him down, but with little headiness, leading to a pleasant body high to fight minor aches and pains, then Strawberry Fields locks him into the couch.
V.21 No.23 | 6/7/2012
Kristen Stewart is trollin’ on the river.

Film Review

Snow White and the Huntsman

Familiar fairy tale looks ravishing but is ravaged by ambition

Hollywood, in one of those industrywide moments of serendipity, has suddenly realized that fairy tales are public domain and can be exploited for free. Hence, the explosion in Brothers Grimm-inspired storytelling (ABC’s “Once Upon a Time,” NBC’s “Grimm,” Catherine Hardwicke’s Red Riding Hood, Tarsem Sing’s Mirror Mirror, the upcoming theatrical versions of Jack the Giant Killer and Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters). Arriving mere months after the last “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” adaptation (the aforementioned, slapstick-addled Mirror Mirror) comes Snow White and the Huntsman. While it may not go down in history as the definitive fairy tale feature, it will certainly tide us over until somebody pens a gritty, effects-filled reboot of “The Three Little Pigs.”

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V.20 No.43 | 10/27/2011

Idiot Box

Happily Never After

“Once Upon a Time” on ABC

One of the more perplexing trends of the fall TV season is the resurgence of fairy tale characters. Thanks to ABC’s “Once Upon a Time” and NBC’s “Grimm,” prime time is flush with Big Bad Wolves and Little Red Riding Hoods hanging around the modern world. Have we all forgotten the valuable lessons we learned when “The Charmings” went off the air back in 1988? Namely, that ... nope, I’ve forgotten.

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