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Mirror Mirror (2012)



Critic Consensus: Like most of Tarsem Singh's films, Mirror Mirror is undeniably beautiful -- but its treatment of the age-old Snow White fable lacks enough depth or originality to set it apart from the countless other adaptations of the tale.

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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

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Julia Roberts
as The Evil Queen
Lily Collins
as Snow White
Armie Hammer
as Prince Alcott
Sean Bean
as The King
Nathan Lane
as Brighton
Robert Emms
as Charles Renbock
Mare Winningham
as Baker Margaret
Mark Povinelli
as Half Pint
Bonnie Bentley
as Caroline (Poor Woman)
Arthur Holden
as Noble #1
Kwasi Songui
as Noble #2
Eric Davis
as Noble #3
Kathleen Fee
as Noble #4
Adam Butcher
as Servant #2
Dawn Ford
as Townswoman
Alex Ivanovici
as Town Magistrate
Andre Lanthier
as Lord Waverly
Lisa Noto
as Magical Cottage Queen
William Calvert
as Door Guard #1
Nicholas Guest
as Door Guard #2
Frank Welker
as Mannequins/Beast
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Critic Reviews for Mirror Mirror

All Critics (195) | Top Critics (40)

'Mirror Mirror' is as gaudily spectacular as you expect if you've seen director Tarsem Singh's films, 'The Fall' and 'Immortals'.

April 3, 2012 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
Top Critic

The film sleepwalks along confidently enough in its numb, semi-unfunny, semi-unserious way. But the tale's passion and subversion have been removed.

April 2, 2012 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

A colourful and sophisticated spin on a well-known tale, recommended for children of all ages.

April 2, 2012 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

'Mirror, Mirror' is a trippy version of the Snow White story.

March 31, 2012 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

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.

March 31, 2012 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

The actors are all at sea, especially the miscast Roberts, whose arch manner never suggests even a pantomime version of evil. Conversely, Lily Collins makes an overly knowing Snow White, smirking demurely as if she'd just stepped off the Gossip Girl set.

March 30, 2012 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Mirror Mirror

Julia Roberts seems to be having a lot of fun in this amusing satire that plays with fairy tale clichés - a feminist take on the classic story full of witty dialogue and with a solid script much more inspired than Snow White and the Huntsman, even if not remarkable either.

Carlos Magalhães
Carlos Magalhães

Super Reviewer

The best version of this familiar tale floating around in cinematic circles, helmed by Julia Roberts with a light touch and ably seconded by Nathan Lane's best performance ever. All the familiar ingredients are presented in a fresh way and generally speaking it's a fun time at the fairy castle of ye olden days.

Kevin M. Williams
Kevin M. Williams

Super Reviewer

A charming, creative (and uneven) re-imagining of the Snow White tale. Entertaining performances by Armie Hammer and Nathan Lane. Julia Roberts was a disappointment, seeming to have dialed it in with the passion and skill of a high school drama teacher.

Christian C
Christian C

Super Reviewer

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