Which way is a studio to go when reaching for a Grimm retelling? Bubbly comedy with family dysfunction, or dark fantasy with evil mayhem? It’s fairly obvious which one is which just by looking at the costume choices for the two Evil Queens.
The latest trailer for Snow White and The Huntsman seems to be channelling Lord of the Rings with a Game of Thrones overlay:
The trailer for Mirror, Mirror shows a much more Shrek meets Tangled vibe:
I imagine I’ll probably end up seeing both of them, but I think I might actually part with folding money for the Charlize Theron version. I’ll be having my hawkeye mounted for spotting the various iterations of the monstrous feminine, naturally; as I will also be hoping very hard for Snow Whites that are more than just a Token Feisty.