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Mirror Mirror Reviews

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Al Alexander
The Patriot Ledger
May 26, 2013
You can only disappoint your fans so often before they turn and run in droves. Just ask Roberts' close friend, Mel Gibson.
Full Review | Original Score: D
Kristal Cooper
We Got This Covered
September 15, 2012
Mirror Mirror is an aesthetically fantastical yet ultimately tedious film that may occasionally please the tots in the audience. However, it will leave adults far less enchanted.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
Donald Clarke
Irish Times
March 30, 2012
The magical back-story makes absolutely no sense. Why does Julia keep flitting back to a wicker-covered island on a vacant lake? What is the mirror's hidden agenda?
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Niki Boyle
The List
April 5, 2012
Weighed down by a script that relies heavily on Shrek-like modern snarkiness in period garb for its laughs, but without any Shrek-like jokes.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Cameron Williams
The Popcorn Junkie
March 30, 2012
A light-hearted take on the fairytale material with a few slight adjustments. Might keep kids entertained but adults might be praying for the tainted apple.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Sarah Ward
Trespass
March 29, 2012
Though the entire production bursts with cartoonish playfulness, it woefully underestimates humour and heart in the process.
Neil Pond
American Profile
April 16, 2012
Sometimes it's funny, sometimes it's not so funny, and sometimes it's excruciatingly un-funny.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
R. Kurt Osenlund
Slant Magazine
March 29, 2012
Like Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella with just a dash of Lars von Trier's Dogville, Tarsem Singh's rendering of this revisionist fairy tale is less cinematic than it is purposefully theatrical.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Shaun Munro
What Culture
March 28, 2012
This is just more of the same from Tarsem Singh; high camp and low energy, with decent visuals which in no way compensate for the script's charmless monotony.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
April 6, 2012
A magical muddle minus any real mirrored mystery ... makes sure we all know Roberts is the fairest (and unfunniest) of them all ...
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Christopher Lloyd
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
March 29, 2012
| Original Score: 3/5
Anne Thompson
Thompson on Hollywood
April 2, 2012
Lily Collins' Snow White is a doltish drip,..While the often incoherent filmmaker has always favored style over content in the past, he was never this insipid.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Teddy Durgin
Screen It!
March 30, 2012
It's all a mess, and not very fun. This is one movie that didn't cast a spell on me at all. (Full Content Review for Parents also available)
Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly
March 30, 2012
There's no point of view or narrative purpose to the changes in the story, just a lot of feeble jokes and wan self-referential jabs.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Alison Gang
San Diego Union-Tribune
March 30, 2012
A cartoonish, nonsensical mishmash that falls somewhere between a Saturday morning cartoon and the Three Stooges.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Roger Moore
Tribune News Service
March 29, 2012
Not since Francis Ford Coppola slapped his daughter Sofia into "Godfather III" have we seen a lead performance this dull, whispered and charisma free.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Graham Young
Birmingham Post
April 4, 2012
With the ludicrous Bollywood-style finale having nothing to do with the rest of the movie, you do wonder if Singh has dared to look at his own face in the mirror since he put the film to bed.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Top Critic
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
March 29, 2012
The dialogue is rather flat, the movie sort of boring, and there's not much energy in the two places it should really be felt: Between the Queen and Snow White, and between Snow and the Prince.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Top Critic
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
March 29, 2012
Perhaps the overriding problem with Mirror Mirror is that it mines territory so overworked that there's nothing new or valuable to be found.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Alonso Duralde
What the Flick?!
March 30, 2012
The only ones who get the comedy are Nathan Lane and the dwarves.
Drew Taylor
The Playlist
March 30, 2012
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