The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016)

PG-13   |    |  Action, Adventure, Drama


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Eric and fellow warrior Sara, raised as members of ice Queen Freya's army, try to conceal their forbidden love as they fight to survive the wicked intentions of both Freya and her sister Ravenna.

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24 April 2016 | Cinefill1
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| A more or less unnecessary sequel.
-The Huntsman: Winter's War is a 2016 American dark fantasy adventure film and a spin-off to Snow White and the Huntsman, based on the characters from the German fairy tale "Snow White" compiled by the Brothers Grimm, as well as "The Snow Queen" by Hans Christian Andersen. It is the directing debut of Cedric Nicolas-Troyan, who acted as visual effects supervisor on the first film, and is written by Craig Mazin and Evan Spiliotopoulos. The film stars Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, Nick Frost and Sam Claflin reprising their roles, who are joined by Emily Blunt, Rob Brydon and Jessica Chastain. Principal photography began on April 6, 2015. The film was released in the United States on April 22, 2016.

--Filming: -Principal photography on the film began on April 6, 2015. Filming took place at Waverley Abbey in Surrey, England during April 2015. Filming also occurred from May to July 2015 in Windsor Great Park, England, at locations including South Forest, Johnson's Pond and in the Deer Park near Snow Hill. Filming was also done in Wells Bishop's Palace and Wells Cathedral. In July 2015, filming also took place at Puzzlewood, in the Forest of Dean.

--Critical response: -The film has received generally negative reviews. On Rotten Tomatoes the film has a rating of 17%, based on 130 reviews, with an average rating of 4.2/10. The site's consensus reads, "The Huntsman: Winter's War is visually arresting and boasts a stellar cast, but neither are enough to recommend this entirely unnecessary sequel." On Metacritic, the film has a score of 35 out of 100, based on 40 critics, indicating "generally unfavorable reviews".

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