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Mirror Mirror


Genre :

Drama, Fantasy

Release Date :

March 30, 2012

MPAA Rating :


Director :

Tarsem Singh

Starring :

Julia Roberts, Lily Collins, Armie Hammer, Nathan Lane, Sean Bean, Robert Emms, Mare Winningham, Michael Lerner, Mark Povinelli, Jordan Prentice, Danny Woodburn, Sebastian Saraceno, Ronald Lee Clark, Martin Klebba, Joey Gnoffo

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

“..visually stunning and highly entertaining on a number of different levels..”
by Catherine Brown [FILMINK (Australia)]
1.5 of 4

“..this seems less an adaptation than a random assault..”
by Rick Groen [Globe and Mail]
“..there's nothing stale in this sophisticated update that sparkles with star power, fun and humou..”
by Louise Keller [Urban Cinefile]
“..the vibrancy of the films look suits the joyous tone of the movie..”
by Matthew Pejkovic [Matt's Movie Reviews]
“..the film tries to straddle the world of the fairy story and the real world from a modern perspective..”
by Andrew L. Urban [Urban Cinefile]
Review rate : C+

“..the film is sporadically entertaining..”
by Emanuel Levy [EmanuelLevy.Com]
Review rate : B

“..the delights are in the dialogue - humorous but rarely jokey, jaunty and only lightly sarcastic..”
by Eric D. Snider [Film.com]
4 of 5

“..more than anything it's the design, both production and costume..”
by Margaret Pomeranz [At the Movies]
2 of 4

“..lazy, inert, lackluster plot..”
by Kyle Smith [New York Post]
4 of 5

“..has a visual style somewhere between 'lush' and 'utterly bonkers'..”
by Anthony Morris [The Vine]
Review rate : B+

“..goes to great pains to keep every plot movement and line of dialogue true to an ethical backbone..”
by Cole Smithey [ColeSmithey.com]
3.5 of 5

“..chewed up a large part of the cast as well as the scenery..”
by Sandra Hall [Sydney Morning Herald]
3.5 of 5

“..be thankful under-10s can still be catered to in the impending age of the 'gritty' fairy tale..”
by Simon Miraudo [Quickflix]
4 of 5

“..adds up to an enchanting update of a much-beloved classic guaranteed to delight kids of any age..”
by Kam Williams [AALBC.com]
3.5 of 5

“..a vibrant visual palate and sweet sense of humour ensures it's no bad apple either..”
by Anders Wotzke [Moviedex]

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“..Ari Folman, however, is a filmmaker who, almost to a fault is, determined to make movies in his own inimitable way..”
by Jordan Hoffman [Film.com]


“..is the typical Hallmark Channel movie with a light-hearted story, some beautiful people and some OK acting..”
by [Movieman's Guide to the Movies]


“..overly familiar spy film serves its star well..”
by John DeFore [Hollywood Reporter]


“..sibling filmmakers Peter and Michael Spierig offer a skillful and atmospheric adaptation of Robert A. Heinlein's 1960 short story " - All You Zombies - ," and if it's better in the intimate early stages than in the more grandiose later passages..”
by Justin Chang [Variety]


“..thanks to Saville's tightly controlled direction and a superlative cast, the mere exchange of glances builds as much suspense as the kinetic action sequence that opens the pic..”
by Ronnie Scheib [Variety]


“..the action sequences are competently directed, but exhibit virtually no flair or invention, as Patric simply stands there shooting at waves of anonymous henchmen until they all fall down..”
by Andrew Barker [Variety]


“..the ham-fisted script is incapable of a multilayered approach, while the helming and editing are at the level of mediocre TV..”
by Jay Weissberg [Variety]


“..a bland version of Liam Neeson's Taken..”
by Sukanya Verma [rediff.com]


“..so is this terrific movie..”
by Joe Neumaier [NY Daily News]


“..the movie often feels like a full-length ad for a great workplace, which just happens to stash whips and chains in the stationery closet..”
by Elizabeth Weitzman [NY Daily News]