Whether Snow White is throwing down on a battlefield, getting freaky in a Bollywood-style musical number or showing her punk-rock swagger with black lipstick, we need action. Garcia and the creators of these two movies try to give us the savvy, self-assured young woman we want, not a wet noodle lying around in a glass coffin, waiting for some dude in tights to kiss her.
"Snow White: The Complete Works on Paper" is at Michael Kohn Gallery, 8071 Beverly Blvd., L.A., through April 14. kohngallery.com. Mirror Mirror opens March 30. Snow White and the Huntsman opens June 1.