Conclusion: Color me shocked, but I really enjoyed Mirror Mirror. No, the film isn’t as jovial or happy as the trailers made it out to be. In fact, I wouldn’t even recommend it for younger viewers due to several scenes that may be too intense for them.
Conclusion: With a surfeit of fairy tale films coming down the Hollywood pipeline, I have a feeling Mirror Mirror will be quickly forgotten, potentially lingering in the pop culture consciousness only as a trivia question about Lily Collins' first feature performance.
Conclusion: Mirror Mirror offers an uninspired adaptation of the familiar Snow White fairy tale. Comedically, fantastically, and romantically, it misses just about every one of its marks. Fairy tale films are still rare enough to warrant some interest and this isn't terrible in any grandiose way.
Conclusion: 'Mirror Mirror' attempts to present a light, fun, silly twist on the classic 'Snow White' fairly tale, but it falls flat. The humor is uninspired, and the thin characters and scripting carry no weight or personality. Though the visuals are striking, there's just no substance to back them up.
Excerpt: Candy-colored, unrepentantly goofy, and art-designed like the inside of a Faberge egg, Mirror Mirror is almost incomprehensibly different from its supposed upcoming rival, Snow White and the Huntsman , and that's only a good thing.
Excerpt: From Tarsem’s early days in music videos and commercials through his debut feature ( The Cell ), his years-in-the-making labor of love The Fall , and his 2011 epic Immortals , he’s exhibited two constant themes: a love of vividly colorful rococo imagery, and a love of myths and fantasy, which are...