85

Movieline

By Stephanie Zacharek
Mirror Mirror has a great deal of energy and wit and color, so much that it sometimes threatens to go right over the top. Somehow, though, it always stops short of being just too much.
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Singh brings cheeky humor, an eccentric sensibility and an enchanting look to his re-imagined tale.
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70

NPR

The performance that lingers after the film like a fizzy champagne buzz is Hammer's. He remains at all times deeply and persuasively sexy, but he also commits utterly to sequences that require a level of silliness that not all traditionally gorgeous young actors can give themselves over to so completely.
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63

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Mirror Mirror is a sumptuous fantasy for the eyes and a pinball game for the mind, as story elements collide and roll around bumping into each other.
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58

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
A dull and unbewitching movie.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Cleverness won't carry it. Nothing less than overarching vision is required; otherwise, the audience will laugh for 10 minutes and then start to check out. And that pretty much states the problem of Mirror Mirror.
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50

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Just a limp, jokey family film that wants to have its fairy tale magic and its hip irony, too.
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38

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
I've been told the movie plays best with very young girls. That's an insult very young girls should not be forced to endure.
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30

The Hollywood Reporter

This is a movie drowning in flamboyant design elements and in need of a stiff shot of enchantment.
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20

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
"Dopey" is too good a word for it.
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46 out of 100
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