You have to do much more when directing a 130-minute film than you do when crafting a 60-second commercial. Snow White and the Huntsman
, from first-time director Rupert Sanders, is a prime example of not doing enough to fill the time you’ve been given.
The movie stars Kristen Stewart as Snow White, a young princess who is imprisoned in a castle tower by her wicked new stepmother Ravenna (Charlize Theron) after her real mom dies and her father, the king, is murdered by his new bride on their wedding night. It turns out that Ravenna has been blessed with eternal beauty and youth as long as she can suck the life force out of pretty young girls. A few years...