Fairy tales; we’ve been watching them, listening to them, and even repeating them over and over again ever since we were little. And then Hollywood goes ahead and makes all new versions of them just so we can shell out more money to go and see a movie which is exactly the same story we already know with the occasional twist in it. But are all reimaginings bad, or does a few bad apple spoil the bunch?
Mirror Mirror on the wall, which is the most insipid fairytale film of them all? Well, actually, I think that very special honor goes to A Cinderella Story. But that doesn’t mean this one doesn’t come close.
This week on Manic Movie Magic, let’s take a look at Mirror Mirror.