Mir­ror Mir­ror

Film re­view

Orleans Star - - ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT - Derek San­dall, co-op stu­dent or­leansstar@tc.tc Twit­ter @Or­leansstar

When a film stu­dio runss out of ideas, they al­ways turn to ex­ist­ing prop­er­ties as a sort of "fall­back" for those un­filled week­end spots. Mir­ror Mir­ror is yet an­other adap­ta­tion of the Snow White fairy tale by the Grimm Broth­ers, , one of two films based on n sim­i­lar ma­te­rial, be­ing g re­leased this year.

P l o t : Q u e e n Cle­men­tianna (Ju­lia ia Roberts) is the evil ruler er over the land and has worked hard to keep it that hat way. She is vain and very ery nasty to all of her sub­jects, cts, es­pe­cially her head as­sis­tant, ant, Brighton (Nathan Lane). ne). When the Queen re­al­izes that her beauty will be sur­passed assed by Snow White (Lily Collins) llins) on the girl's 18th birth­day, she Mir­rormirr Mir­ror em­be­m­bod­ies stereo­type.stere takestake

Photo: Au­tho­rized use

Mir­ror Mir­ror, di­rected by Tarsem Singh.

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