Hansel & Gretel Is the Platonic Form of "So Bad It's Good"

One of the first scenes in Hansel & Gretel perfectly encapsulates the tone of the movie you're about to watch. In a small, "fairy tale era" town, a dastardly sheriff is about to execute an accused witch. Then Hansel and Gretel arrive with machine guns and crossbows and various other anachronistic gadgets. Gretel holds a… » 1/25/13 2:00pm 1/25/13 2:00pm

Against all odds, Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters may be good and here's…

If you'd immediately dismissed Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters as another one of the abundant "dark fairy tale" movies currently cluttering the cultural landscape, well, I couldn't blame you, because I did the exact same thing. Which is why I was so pleasantly surprised by this new red-band trailer for the movie, which… » 1/04/13 11:40am 1/04/13 11:40am

Move over Van Helsing, there's a new terrible fairy tale flick in town…

Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton's completely stupid Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters action movie looks amazing. Why? Because at one point witches fly through trip wire and cut their bodies in half, Gretel gets into a fistfight, and then someone brings out some sort of old-timey machine gun to shoot down the witches. We … » 10/29/12 10:40am 10/29/12 10:40am