Yes, with all the money, talent, and time put into these films, they all have the same streamlined atmospheric creativity as a haunted house decal.
Everyone Is an Action Hero for Some Reason
In what must be executive meddling at its finest, the single most common denominator for all of these new fairy tales is that, no matter the character's background or age, he or she must have the ability to kill a person with a broadsword. Sure, Snow White's fine and all, but how can we really like her unless she's seen jumping through fire with a shield?
Considering how wooden Kristen Stewart is, this is doubly dangerous.
And sure, the story of Jack the Giant Slayer follows a young naive kid learning the valuable lessons of giant safety, but that's no reason for him not to ninja down on a giant's back like a drunken Matrix villain.
"Awesome!" -No one