(Published in Issue 9 of my publication In Retrospect)
Following Tim Burton’s Alice In Wonderland and Catherine Hardwicke‘s Red Riding Hood, Mirror Mirror is the latest in a series of childhood fairytale re-imaginings which is directed by Tarsem Singh. Based on the classic Brothers Grimm tale Snow White and The Seven Dwarves, the film follows The Evil Queen (Julia Roberts) who, having stolen control of a kingdom, exiles the princess Snow White (Lily Collins) into the woods and orders her to be killed. Set free and told to never return home, Snow White enlists the help of seven dwarves, determined to win back her birthright and free her Prince Charming (Armie Hammer) from The Evil Queen’s spell.
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