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Win an Exclusive “Mirror Mirror” Prize Pack – Giveaway

Optionated is excited to offer an amazing new giveaway featuring items from the new film, Mirror Mirror starring Julia Roberts and Lily Collins.

Mirror Mirror is an upcoming comedy fantasy film based on ‘’Snow White’’ by the Brothers Grimm. It is directed by Tarsem Singh and stars Lily Collins, Julia Roberts, Armie Hammer, Nathan Lane, and Sean Bean. The film is a funny and enticing take on the tale and is great for families.  

What You Get:

One winner will receive the prize pack featuring an official soundtrack from the film, a t-shirt, tote bag, snow globe and compact mirror.

About the prize pack:

  • The t-shirt and tote bag features the phrase “One bad apple” from the film.
  • The soundtrack features a score by eight-time Oscar winning composer Alan Menken (The Little Mermaid, Aladdin), along with two new versions of the reworked Nina Hart song “I Believe in Love,” sung by Lily Collins.
  • The snow globe and compact mirror features the title of the film.

About the film:

One of the most beloved stories of all time is coming to life in the motion picture event for the whole family, Mirror Mirror.  A fresh and funny retelling of the Snow White legend, Mirror Mirror features breakout star Lily Collins (The Blind Side) as Snow White, a princess in exile, and Oscar®-winner Julia Roberts as the evil Queen who ruthlessly rules her captured kingdom. Seven courageous rebel dwarfs join forces with Snow White as she fights to reclaim her birthright and win her Prince in this magical comedy filled with jealousy, romance, and betrayal that will capture the hearts and imaginations of audiences the world over.  The film also stars Armie Hammer (The Social Network) as the Prince, and Nathan Lane (The Birdcage) as the hapless and bungling servant to the Queen.

The film was released in theaters Friday, March 30th.

How To Enter:

Send and email with your name and shipping information to contest@bsckids.com. Please make the title Mirror Mirror so we know which contest you are entering. If you follow us on Twitter (@Optionated_) or Facebook you get two chances to win, just make sure you include the name you follow us under in the entry email. We will be announcing winners on April 9th! Good Luck!

Note: Mirror Mirror giveaway items provided by Sneak Attack Media

First TV spot for Mirror Mirror Revealed

To paraphrase the Dark Knight Begins movie series, these are not the movies we needs, but the one we deserve. Cashing in on the public domain stories, Tarem Singh’s Mirror Mirror goes slightly against the mainstream trend and opts to be a spirited adventure comedy instead of going all dark and gritty; which is weird considering that Singh directed Immortals with the zombie Titans.

The movie which will release on March 30 will star Roberts as the Queen, Lily Collins as Snow White, Armie Hammer as Prince Alcott, Sean Bean as the King; Winter is Coming; and Nathan Lane as the Queen’s bungling servant, Brighton. In this adaptation of the Brothers Grimm story Snow White, an evil queen steals control of a kingdom and the exiled princess enlists the help of seven resourceful rebels to win back her birthright in this cartoon-like, slapstick comedy filled with jealousy, romance and betrayal.

Singh’s Mirror Mirror will get first crack at audiences as it’ll be released well before Rupert Sanders’ Snow White and the Huntsman. I’m honestly wouldn’t be surprised if there’s a third Snow White movie in the works that I’m not aware of, but I’ve ranted a bit about my suspicions as to why we’re seeing all these fairy tale revisions here

“Cashing in on the likes of the largest market in the world with disposable income; nerds and 14 year old girls; more and more shows and movies have been focusing on fairy tales. This I believe is based on the popularity of a series of comics called Fables.”

“Looking towards the instant win section for comics, “Fables” and all the characters that are used in the story are part of public domain. So why wouldn’t the industry cash in?”

For a more in depth analysis, check out how the two Snow White movies compare thus far here in Battle of the Snow Whites.

As the first television spot for Mirror Mirror, what’s shown is weak by comparison to the official trailers opening sequence. In Bollywood style, the official trailer opens with a dance sequence and catchy ditty that hitches a ride on the subconscious. This is worse than last song syndrome, it’s new infectious song syndrome. “I believe, I believe, I believe in love, in love.” What I don’t believe is why I can’t find the song online. I know that the song is called “I believe” by Iranian singer Googoosh, but it seems to be a contemporary cover of the actual song. I blame this on Alan Menken, the scorer of this film for dropping the beats. Menken’s known for creating some of the most audibly addictive sounds, having covered music for many a Disney movie to broadwas musicals. The songs are so prolific in my short term memory, that I have to play the song trump game to get rid of some. In my case, “I believe” is trumped by Dr. Steel’s “Singularity” that’s beaten by Basement Jaxx “Take me back to your house” which has to be replaced with Katy Perry’s “E.T.” minus Kanye, then a U Penn Off the Beat capella of Sarah McLachlan’s Possession. All which then burns in me until I fall unconscious for being this crazy to begin with.

So until the Mirror Mirror comes out; or the official soundtrack; I’m going to go crazy with a fraction of a song stuck in my head. For all I know, it’s just a song that’s appearing in the trailer only which will cause my insanity to grow.

Check out the trailer and tv spot for Mirror Mirror below

Mirror Mirror Official Trailer

Mirror Mirror TV Spot