Mirror Mirror Synopsis
Seven dwarves help an exiled princess (Lily Collins) win back her kingdom from an evil queen.
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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,...
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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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The performance that lingers after the film like a fizzy champagne buzz is Hammer's. He remains at all times deeply and persuasively sexy,...
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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...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
A dull and unbewitching movie.
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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...
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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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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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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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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
"Dopey" is too good a word for it.
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Better than Expected

By slondoggy14
I have to say after seeing the trailers for Mirror Mirror I thought it would be pretty campy. However, I was pleasantly surprised at how fun and kind of sweet the film is. There are definitely a...

Great, GREAT movie!

By wrude2
This was SO ENTERTAINING! I was leery at first, but LOVED the characters, the plot, the COSTUMES! This movie HAS to win an award for the most MAGNIFICENT costumes I have ever seen. I LOVED this...


By dkosub
Just a mishmash of horribleness. It's not funny. It's not engaging. It's boring. Julia Roberts is not "evil"; just selfish. Ms. Collins is cute but stuck in the middle between childhood and vamp...

Fell short for me

By ScrappyWyf
I saw Mirror Mirror at a special screening, a few months back. I took my 8-year old son with me to see it. From my perspective as a 30-something mom of 3 boys: Pros: 1. Julia Roberts makes the...

Brilliant movie!

By Festival4
Bravo, Tarsem! Mirror Mirror is artistic, enchanting, and inspiring, with beautiful, timely messages about social and ethical consciousness and inner strength as well as, sigh, true love. The sets...

Mirror Mirror

By sandsar
A great movie! No cussing, no sexual content, no violence, We need more movies like this one. Julia Roberts is one of my favorites, and was amazing!!...

Mirror, Mirror

By globalreach
Very funny! It's not the traditional fairy tale, but it works. Scenery and costumes are magnificent. Julia Roberts is both beautiful and evil as the stepmother. Lily Collins is cute as Snow White....

Pleasantly Surprised!

By serenity426
I was skeptical about this movie and was pleasantly surprised! It was cute and had just the right amount of humor! Glad we saw it...Julia Roberts is such a hoot as the evil Queen....loved Snow...

Wait and watch it for free on TV, not worth movie money!

By moviefanatic72
We were really looking forward to seeing this movie. The previews made it look like it would be very funny. Be advised that every funny part there is in the movie (there are not that many!) you have...

Julia is a Hoot

By pjcanniff
Julia Roberts is a hit in any type of movie. This is a pleasant twist on an old tale. Forget reality and just enjoy the story...

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Rated PG | For Some Fantasy Action and Mild Rude Humor
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Visually appealing fairy tale lacks oomph but fine for kids.
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