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An Unexpected Pleasure: Mirror Mirror

It's not so much my "softer side" writing this as my, "nerdy, inner child."

There are a handful of fantasy movies that I hold near and dear to my heart; movies that I could watch, marathon style, on an unending loop. Movies that I think of as "companion pieces" that boast similar sensibilities, senses of humor, and charms. These movies are among my favorites and if there's one in this bunch you haven't seen - I urge you to do so!
The Princess BrideThe Adventures of Baron MunchausenStardustHowl's Moving Castle I'm always on the lookout for other movies that can fit into this group... And I may actually be adding Mirror Mirror to the bunch.

Let me explain: 
If Snow White and the Huntsman was created for Twilight fans, Mirror Mirror was created for Buffy fans; that cheeky, post-modern, self-referential, slightly snarky nerd humor that powers nearly everything my generation is into completely permeates Mirror Mirror.

Snow White and the Hunts…