Rated PG · 106 minutes · 2012

Comedy, Fantasy
The Snow White story is retold as a slightly goofy comedy in Mirror Mirror. The intention to reshape the legendary fairy tale is good, but Mirror Mirror winds up feeling half-baked, perhaps because of the script, and perhaps because of the occasionally drifting direction from Tarsem Singh. They cast it like they knew what they were doing—Julia Roberts as the evil queen, handsome Armie Hammer as the dashing prince, seven terrific dwarves, and an unmistakable find in Lily Collins as Snow White—but the film never knows what tone it should set. It’s not a complete embarrassment, but that may actually be worse: You can see the potential this film has—and squanders—as a fractured fairy tale.

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Director: Tarsem Singh
Producer: Bernie Goldmann, Ryan Kavanaugh, Brett Ratner, Tucker Tooley, Kevin Misher, Jeff Waxman, Robbie Brenner, Jamie Marshall, Jason Colbeck, Tommy Turtle, Josh Pate and John Cheng
Cast: Julia Roberts, Lily Collins, Armie Hammer, Nathan Lane, Mare Winningham, Sean Bean, Michael Lerner, Joey Gnoffo, Martin Klebba, Ronald Clark, Mark Povinelli, Jordan Prentice, Sebastian Saraceno, Danny Woodburn, Robert Emms and Bonnie Bentley


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Portland Mercury Happily Never After Julia Roberts plays against type as an aging hag clinging desperately to her looks in Mirror Mirror. by Alison Hallett 03/29/2012
The Coast Halifax There's some magic in Mirror, Mirror This Snow White story has much to recommend it by Matt Semansky 03/29/2012
Creative Loafing Atlanta Hollywood Product: Mirror Mirror Director Tarsem Singh and Julia Roberts craft a wickedly delightful fairy tale. by Edward Adams 03/30/2012
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