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Mirror Mirror
Mirror Mirror

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Julia Roberts, Lily Collins
Mar 30, 2012
PG, 1 hr. 35 min.


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Movie Info

Cast: Julia Roberts, Lily Collins, Armie Hammer, Sean Bean, Nathan Lane, Robert Emms, Mare Winningham, Michael Lerner, Jordan Prentice, Mark Povinelli
Director: Tarsem Singh
Rated: PG
Running Time: 1 hr. 35 min.
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Theater Release: Mar 30, 2012
DVD Release: Jun 26, 2012
Synopsis: One of the most beloved stories of all time is coming to life in the motion picture event for the whole family, Mirror Mirror. A fresh and funny retelling of the Snow White legend, Mirror Mirror features breakout star Lily Collins as Snow White, a princess in exile, and Julia Roberts as the evil Queen who ruthlessly rules her captured kingdom. Seven courageous rebel dwarfs join forces with Snow White as she fights to reclaim her birthright and win her Prince in this magical comedy filled with jealousy, romance, and betrayal that will capture the hearts and imaginations of audiences the world over. The film also stars Armie Hammer as the Prince, and Nathan Lane as the hapless and bungling servant to the Queen. -- (C) Relativity

Critic Reviews

  • Cath Clarke, Time Out
    'Mirror Mirror' is as gaudily spectacular as you expect if you've seen director Tarsem Singh's films, 'The Fall' and 'Immortals'.
  • Richard Roeper, Richard
    'Mirror, Mirror' is a trippy version of the Snow White story.
  • Lisa Schwarzbaum, Entertainment Weekly
    Mirror Mirror is a film that's all picture and no propulsion, each scene static in a basic set-decoration color scheme of teabag and banana.
  • Nick Pinkerton, Village Voice
    Here, the familiar tale is retold with concessions to feminist self-determination and camp humor, bending the Grimm Brothers' tale without infringing on its basic beauty.
  • J. R. Jones, Chicago Reader
    Singh is much more skilled as a visual artist than a storyteller, and his artistic fortunes seem to rise and fall with the inspiration of his screenwriters. In this case he's lucked out.
  • Peter Travers, Rolling Stone
    Who wants to see a fairy tale that weighs a ton? Mirror Mirror reflects badly on everyone involved.
  • Forrest Wickman, Slate
    Mirror Mirror is an odd little fantasia of a movie -- part jaunty adventure, part broad romantic comedy, part auteurist spectacle.
  • Linda Barnard, Toronto Star
    This rambling version of Snow White's tale is a pretty, spun-sugar confection, airy as a plate of Easter egg-coloured macarons and similarly devoid of substance.
  • Stephen Whitty, Newark Star-Ledger
    The dwarves provide wonderful fun, Singh's visuals have true magic and Alan Menken's score is charming.
  • Leah Rozen, TheWrap
    Part of Mirror's problem is that the screenplay, credited to two writers and with a third getting a story credit, is all over the place.
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