'Mirror Mirror': Snow White tale is fair (not fairest), critics say

The first of two Snow White films this year, "Mirror Mirror" outfits the classic fairy tale with some humorous elements (Julia Roberts as a catty evil queen), some modern updates (Lily Collins' Snow White wields her own sword) and some visual flair

3D action pic Wrath of the Titans and Relativity Media's Snow White movie Mirror Mirror, starring Julia Roberts, Lily Collins and Armie Hammer. Hunger Games is expected to earn as much as $20 million on Friday for a projected weekend gross of $61

Before that, however, we get a lighter take in "Mirror Mirror." Julia Roberts stars as The Queen, whose plan to kill Snow White is foiled by seven tiny rebels. The film takes the "Wicked" approach, telling the tale from the villain's perspective.

3D action pic Wrath of the Titans and Relativity Media's Snow White movie Mirror Mirror, starring Julia Roberts, Lily Collins and Armie Hammer. Hunger Games is expected to earn as much as $20 million on Friday for a projected weekend gross of $61

Before that, however, we get a lighter take in "Mirror Mirror." Julia Roberts stars as The Queen, whose plan to kill Snow White is foiled by seven tiny rebels. The film takes the "Wicked" approach, telling the tale from the villain's perspective.