Despite some silly
slapstick involving the
Queen's attempt to put a move on the Prince, Mirror, Mirror
really has very
little funny stuff, nor love or romance.
Julia Roberts, I thought, would kick it
up a notch as the evil Queen, but ends up being
only a bubbly crackpot villain.
Overall I found the whole feel of the movie was a
rather muddled modernized
fantasy that was not consistent at all.
The best part of the film was the
|Costumes and lavish
sets are the only reason to
torture yourself by viewing Mirror, Mirror,
a poorly written revisionist look
at the Snow White saga (told from the evil Queen's
point of view.)
Lackluster, unimaginative and downright dull, this
supposed comedy is a poor
reflection on both cast and writers -- and
definitely NOT the fairest in the
is the new effort to rework the
classic fairy tale, Snow White and the seven
The film is great to look
at, but suffers from being all over the place when
story elements meet and bump
into each other causing some confusion with the
fantasy/adventure sequences which feature sword
fights and a dragon-like
monster are uninspired and not the least bit
Its romantic conditions
are stiff and unconvincing.