Welcome to the newest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, associate editor Nick Newman, staff writer Danny King and I discuss the pitfalls of spoiler-heavy discussion in the age of social media. Then we give our opinions on the fantasy epic, Snow White and the Huntsman, starring Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth and Charlize Theron. To end we give our picks for upcoming theatrical and home video releases, including John Carter, Safety Not Guaranteed, and Prometheus. Then, as a special treat, we give you our top selections of things we watched on our own this week. Stream below or click to download (right-click and save as…).
0:00 – 14:50 – Introduction and discussion on spoilers and social media.
14:50 – 50:22 - Snow White and the Huntsman review.
50:22 – 1:02:45 – Next Week’s Picks, home video recommendations, and Goodbyes.
Opening music comes courtesy of Deerhunter, trailer for Snow White and the Huntsman courtesy of Universal Pictures.
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