That should be the tagline of "The Huntsman: Winter's War," which hits theaters Friday. As I was watching the film, I kept wondering why they were advertising this as a prequel. However, the way that she was reintroduced felt forced and proved that this film relied too hard on Theron’s presence to make any kind of money. 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During one of her tyrannies, Ravenna found out that Freya had a secret love affair with a nobleman of her court: the Duke of Blackwood. "Theron stars as evil Queen Ravenna, who betrays her good sister Freya (Blunt) with an unforgivable act, freezing Freya's heart to love and unleashing in her an icy power she never knew she possessed. As a war for domination escalates between the two queens, the hero standing between them is Freya’s most elite Huntsman, Eric. They take that mysterious personality and replaced it with a wooden caricature. Joining the cast this time around is Emily Blunt as Ravenna’s powerful sister Freya and Jessica Chastain as Eric’s fellow warrior (and love interest) Sara. All Rights Reserved, Movie Review: ‘The Huntsman: Winter’s War’ is the ‘Frozen’ Prequel We Didn’t Ask For, Screening giveaway: See ‘To All the Boys: Always and Forever’ before it premieres on Netflix. Copyright 2021 The Young Folks. Maybe if they threw in a catchy song of their own, people might not have been so cold towards it (pun very much intended). In 2016, Theler starred as Jake Kenman in family movie Secret Summer, which was released on April 2, 2016 on PixL (On Demand and YouTube). Dorothy vs. Alice 10. Queen Of Hearts vs. Wicked Witch (Princess Rap Battle) 11. It revolves around Ravenna and her sister Freya (Emily Blunt). Rapunzel vs. Anna 9. She loves to watch movies with a craft beer in one hand and pad thai in the other.When she's not writing about entertainment, she's participating in nerd trivia at the bar or trying to beat the Water Temple in The Legend of Zelda. Metrics For an all star cast, this was probably everyone’s worst film, especially Blunt, who felt like the female version of Eddie Redmayne in Jupiter Ascending. The Huntsman: Winter's War is a 2016 American fantasy action-adventure film.Both a prequel and sequel to Snow White and the Huntsman (2012), it takes place before and after the events of the first film. Snow White and the Huntsman. On November 19, 2015, Theler starred in the Funny or Die parody titled Chicago Sanitation. The other big face of the marketing campaign is a huge bust as well. 5) This movie should have been called Freya vs. Ravenna: Dawn of the Cheekbones There are plenty of components in this movie that look devastatingly … All the marketing suggests that this happened before the 2012 film, but that’s true for about 15 minutes; then a cheesy narration sums what Eric has been doing all of those years. It is written by Craig Mazin and Evan … Freya vs. Ravenna 8.2 6 Apr. Rapunzel & Flynn vs. Anna & Kristoff 8.1 29 Nov. 2016 9. Long before the evil Queen Ravenna (Theron) was thought vanquished by Snow White’s blade, she watched silently as her sister, Freya (Blunt), suffered a heartbreaking betrayal and fled their kingdom. While details of her past are unknown, Freya is the younger sister of the scheming Ravenna with whom she shared a brother, Finn. Eric tries to kill Freya and gets captured. Two formidable sisters and their posses in a lyrical bout, but will another posse mop the floor with both of them? Snow White and The Huntsman was a 2012 film that did a different spin on the classic tale. Ravenna (also known as the Evil Queen which is the same name of the evil monarch from the legend of Snow White she is based on) is the selfish, tyrannical, and manipulative ruler of Tabor, who learns that her stepdaughter, Snow White, is destined to surpass her as the "Fairest One of All". It’s in the huntsman training where we see Hemsworth’s origin story. The lack of a compelling plot or characters keeps this film from reaching its true potential and instead makes it a cliche romantic adventure. "Theron stars as evil Queen Ravenna, who betrays her good sister Freya (Blunt) with an unforgivable act, freezing Freya's heart to love and unleashing in her an icy power she never knew she possessed. Harley Quinn & Birds of Prey 8 15 Feb. 2020 Get the IMDb App. Long before the evil Queen Ravenna (Theron) was thought vanquished by Snow White’s blade, she watched silently as her sister, Freya (Blunt Perhaps the best thing in the original 2012 movie Snow White And The Huntsman, Ravenna is out of the picture for much of this prequel/sequel, spending a lot of time dead. Sisters Ravenna (Charlize Theron), a sorceress, and Freya (a spectacular Emily Blunt) share the rule of their kingdom. Nick Frost had a few laughs here and there as the dwarven sidekick, but having the dwarves as the constant comic relief got exhausting after a while. Freya forces Ravenna to reveal that she ultimately caused the death of Freya's child so she could remain the fairest of them all. But, even with his origin story, it’s hard to care about him in The Huntsman. Watch The Huntsman: Winter's War movie trailer and get the latest cast info, photos, movie review and more on TVGuide.com. Theron is so underused that it’s a mystery why they even had her in the first place. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 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. Even though it had its flaws, some people loved Snow White and The Huntsman because of Hemsworth. Ravenna's little sister, Freya, is a good queen of snow and ice who has built her own frozen kingdom over the decades... quietly watching Ravenna's rise to power. However, she flatly told Freya that the Duke had already been engaged to another - an engagement that even she coul… Alongside fellow warrior Sara—the only woman who has ever captured his heart—Eric must help Freya vanquish her sister…or Ravenna’s wickedness will rule for eternity. As a young boy, he competes for the top spot against Sara (Jessica Chastain), a fellow warrior who would eventually become his wife. Directed by Cedric Nicolas-Troyan. Rapunzel vs. Anna 9. The film is the directorial debut of Cedric Nicolas-Troyan, who was a visual effects supervisor and second unit director on the first film. While the film looks pretty enough, but the plot was like a broken see-saw, constantly shifting from one tone to the next. Honestly, the one good thing about this movie is the fact that Ravenna gets to wear a lot of evil queen outfits. That should be the tagline of "The Huntsman: Winter's War," which hits theaters Friday. When Queen Freya uses the mirror, Ravenna instantly comes back as a sort of half-alive/half-tied-to-the-mirror super being. Starring as Ravenna, the queen played by Charlize Theron in The Huntsman: Winter’s War, the 20-year-old singer raps against her icy queen sister, Freya (Avalon). Yes, it's an action flick starring Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, Emily Blunt and Jessica Chastain that pretty much brings "Frozen" to life, but it's also a romantic drama featuring an at times awkward love affair between Hemsworth (Eric/The Huntsman) and Chastain (Sara). Every action was melodramatic and over the top, making her more of a whiny baby than actual villain. The Huntsman and his secret lover Sara attempt to stop Freya the Ice Queen and her evil sister from conquering the forest. 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See more ideas about huntsman, queen ravenna, ice queen. Seeing as how the director, Nicolas Cedric-Troyan, was the visual effects supervisor on the last Huntsman film, that  explains why this film is such a mess. Instead of being a damsel in distress, Snow White (Kristen Stewart) became a war hero alongside the Huntsman (Hemsworth) in a battle against the evil queen Ravenna (Charlize Theron). And even when it wasn’t trying to be funny, the dialogue was cheesy enough to warrant a few laughs, like Blunt’s constant screaming. 5) This movie should have been called Freya vs. Ravenna: Dawn of the Cheekbones There are plenty of components in this movie that look devastatingly cheap. Suddenly, we’re in sequel territory, and it’s a downward spiral from there. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon.com. … Films like Blackhat and Into The Heart of the Sea both were flops at the box office and his future doesn’t look any better with Ghostbusters coming out this year. Charlize Theron returns as the evil Queen Ravenna, as does Chris Hemsworth’s Hunstman Eric. It’s a shame that Blunt and “worst” have to be in the same sentence, but there’s not one scene where she shines. It features a duel between the characters of Freya and Ravenna , with a small intervention of The Huntsman and Sara, all from the 2012 fantasy film Snow White and the Huntsman and its 2016 sequel The Huntsman: Winter's War . Cedric- Troyan tries to balance humorous action adventure, but lacks the dialogue and story to do it. However, upon learning that the only way to remain in power is by consuming Snow White's heart, Ravenna recruits a Huntsman to capture and kill the you… The teaser also introduces Emily's character - Ravenna’s ice queen sister Freya - who arrives riding on the back of a polar bear. Hemsworth looks very bored, and his cringe-y flirting tactics don’t exactly help. Chris Hemsworth better start hoping that people are still into Thor because it seems like it’s the only thing going for him. A powerful sorceress with the ability to manipulate ice and snow, Freya was the second-born daughter of an unnamed sorceress, the younger sister of Queen Ravenna and the older sister of Finn, the secret lover of the late Duke of Blackwood, and the mother of … Freya is the secondary antagonist Turned Supporting Character of the 2016 film The Huntsman: Winter's War. After this, Ravenna kills many huntsmen, and Freya forms an ice wall between the huntsmen and the sisters. In fact, the affair had resulted in Freya becoming pregnant. For a film that tries so hard to be like Willow and Lord of the Rings, it feels like a bad Monty Python spoof . © 2021 TV GUIDE, A RED VENTURES COMPANY. 1:14 The Huntsman: Winter's War: Freya Tells Eric That Sara Has Betrayed Him. With Chris Hemsworth, Jessica Chastain, Charlize Theron, Emily Blunt. Dorothy vs. Alice 7.3 9 Nov. 2018 10. The Huntsman: Winter's War TV SPOT - Now Playing (2016) - Chris Hemsworth Movie HD As a war between rival queen sisters Ravenna and Freya escalates, Eric and fellow warrior Sara, members of the Huntsmen army raised to protect Freya, try to conceal their forbidden love as they combat Ravenna's wicked intentions. Yes, it's an action flick starring Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, Emily Blunt and Jessica Chastain that pretty much brings "Frozen" to life, but it's also a romantic drama featuring an at times awkward love affair between Hemsworth (Eric/The Huntsman) and Chastain (Sara). Freya does the “Mirror, mirror on the wall” thing freeing Ravenna who has been trapped inside the mirror all along waiting to be freed. What is really going on in the ‘Godzilla VS Kong’ trailer? Just like the audience you spent your whole movie confused ... Freya vs. Ravenna 8. She was the only good part of Snow White and the Huntsman and having her in this film might have worked. 0 Shares 0 0 0. The film is the directorial debut of Cedric Nicolas-Troyan, who was a visual effects supervisor and second unit director on the first film. After a tragedy, Freya reveals her icy powers and creates an ice kingdom where she recruits huntsman as her army. Freya vs. Ravenna 8. Queen Ravenna was the daughter of an unknown sorceress whose home village … The humor is so forced and the director kept thinking that if Hemsworth just smiled goofily, it would suffice. Movie Review: ‘The Huntsman: Winter’s War’ is the ‘Frozen’ Prequel We Didn’t Ask For. But love is forbidden in Freya’s world and she deceives and separates them. The Huntsman: Winter’s War is the “prequel” that no one asked for. See more ideas about Rap battle, Rap, Princess. The Huntsman: Winter's War on DVD August 23, 2016 starring Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, Emily Blunt, Jessica Chastain. As Eric, Sara and the rebelling huntsmen climb over the wall to fight Ravenna and Freya, the two sisters argue over the icy kingdom. By joining TV Guide, you agree to our Terms of Use and acknowledge the data practices in our Privacy Agreement. Long before the evil Queen Ravenna (Theron) was thought vanquished by Snow White’s blade, she watched silently as her sister, Freya (Blunt), suffered a … Queen Ravenna (Charlize Theron) also known as 'The Evil Queen' or simply 'The Queen', is the primary antagonist in the 2012 fantasy movie Snow White and the Huntsman and reprised her role in the 2016 prequel and sequel The Huntsman: Winter's War.. Directed by Whitney Avalon, Steve Gossett. Yasmin Kleinbart is a 20 something hiding in Orange County, California. She was portrayed by Emily Blunt in her first villainous role, who later did the voice of Commander Tempest Shadow in My Little Pony: The Movie. It is also possible she inherited her powers from her mother, although they remained dormant until she reache… It can be assumed that she was orphaned by the same King who attacked the village where her siblings lived (although she was absent in Ravenna's flashback in Snow White and the Huntsman). 2016 8. The Christmas movie premiered on Ion television on December 6, 2015. Mar 12, 2020 - Explore allison whipple's board "Princess Rap Battle Videos", followed by 351 people on Pinterest. Freya, also known as the Ice Queen, was the secondary antagonist and anti-hero of The Huntsman: Winter's War. As the remaining huntsmen climb over the wall, the two sisters argue over the icy kingdom, during which Freya discovers that Ravenna cursed the Duke of Blackwood into murdering her child rather than risk someone being more beautiful than her. "Princess Rap Battle" Freya vs. Ravenna (TV Episode 2016) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Queen of Hearts vs. Wicked Witch of the West 7 23 Nov. 2019 11. Freya does the “Mirror, mirror on the wall” thing freeing Ravenna who has been trapped inside the mirror all along waiting to be freed. Check out Freya vs. Ravenna (Princess Rap Battle) by Whitney Avalon on Amazon Music. The prequel to 2012’s Snow White and the Huntsman now has an action-packed trailer! This forced Freya to … Watch The Huntsman: Winter's War movie trailers, exclusive videos, interviews from the cast, movie clips and more at TVGuide.com. Dorothy vs. Alice 10. Seven years later, after Eric has helped Snow regain her kingdom, they reunite and aim to stop Freya’s takeover. Freya is killed, but not before she can freeze the magic mirror, as Eric throws his axe, destroying the mirror and Ravenna's spirit. No one can touch her, and by amassing an army of Huntsmen, she has ensured that she may protect herself - and that neither she nor her soldiers will find love again. 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