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10.07.2014 | 72 days ago | Posted at 04:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
The ending to the original German version of Snow White is exceptionally disturbing. The Germans’ Sneewittchen has the evil queen with the magic mirror being shoved into hot iron shoes and forced to dance around until she died. Not exactly a pretty picture and certainly not the sort of thing that I would tell me own 3-year-old daughter. Times have changed since the early 19th century when Grimms...
09.03.2013 | | Posted at 10:02 AM
By David Luhrssen
  The Oscar-winning success of The Artist may have been an anomaly in cinema history; the artful silent triumph hasn’t exactly opened the floodgates to non-talking pictures but a precedent was set. Perhaps The Artist encouraged Spanish director Pablo Berger to make a silent, black-and-white retelling of the Snow White fable, Blancanieves. The 2013 Best Picture winner at the Goyas, Sp...

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