Once upon a time warp: Hollywood’s latest love affair with fairy tales of olde
Once upon a time? How about thrice upon a time? Why not admit we’ve lost count? The movies are in love with fairy tales again. “Mirror Mirror,’’ a playful revamp of “Snow White’’ with Lily Collins as the heroine and Julia Roberts cracking wise as the Evil Queen, opens this Friday. It’s part of a new wave of movie fairy-tales that both honor and look away from the power of the originals.