is a charming, lavish comedy-fantasy reimagining of the classic Brothers Grimm story of Snow White. Director Tarsem Singh sets a tongue-in-cheek tone and attempts to straddle the world of the fairy tale with a modern perspective. Singh channels the amazing visual stylings of some of his previous works and presents extraordinary set pieces, a vibrant color palate, and lavish costumes that all serve to add depth and richness to the film. Though the characters look like they’re out of another time, the script has a contemporary tone, creating a fast-paced narrative that gently mocks the fairy-tale genre.
After the mysterious disappearance of ...