"Fairy tale princesses have come a long way, baby, and it's nowhere more obvious than in "Snow White & the Huntsman."This morning CBS Sunday Morning did an excellent 3:33 piece on Snow White and the Huntsman.
"A friend recently showed her daughter the wonderful mock fairy tale "The Princess Bride," from 1987, and the little girl was horrified when the hero and heroine were attacked by a giant rat. It's not that it was violent. It's that the princess didn't pick up a sword. What's the matter with her? Does she expect to be, like, RESCUED?"
Good right? Click here to read and watch David Edelstein's "Snow White No Disney Fairy Tale". It's a short, clever, and interesting commentary, comparison, and review.