Mirrors biggest strength is the storyline, easily one of the best horror premises to hit the screen in years even if it is recycled. With the support of her new friends, she roars into action to reclaim her birthright and win back her Prince in this magical adventure comedy that will capture the hearts and imaginations of audiences the world over. He finds that Jenna, Ryan and Keller were responsible for a. This time they should focus on the following things: age: face: body: mood: actions: objects in bathroom: Put them into small groups and ask them to list what they see in the film for each category. Storyline: After a beloved King vanishes, his ruthless wife seizes control of the kingdom and keeps her beautiful 18-year-old stepdaughter, Snow White, hidden away in the palace.
Ben is distraught when he finds her body. Alexandre Aja has already proved his ability to create genuine scares with previous films, but most have been of the brutal, violent kind, as opposed to the atmospheric chills usually employed in supernatural horror movies that are more reliant on the mood and feeling than shocking acts of brutality for scares. Step 6 Ask students how the film makes them feel. What happened when I finished Mirrors, you ask? Get the predictions of the whole class. As a remake of a Korean film of 2003 this film tells the tale of a guy that picks up a job as a night-watchman in what is left over of a burned down department store. But when the princess attracts the attention of a charming and wealthy visiting prince, the jealous Queen banishes the girl to a nearby forest. Students practise speaking, writing and vocabulary related to age, face, body, mood and actions.
The movie has some really, really scary parts. These parts, especially the Amy Smart scene, will make you cringe just a little bit. Ben pulls himself out of the rubble and stumbles out of the building. Ben looks through Anna's file and finds an Authorization and Consent form that negated her Death Certificate, stating that she had been discharged from the hospital two days before the suicide and is led to believe that Anna is still alive. That's the difference between Mirrors and most other ghost films.
I haven't seen the original but I am interested into seeing it now that I have seen this one. Your films are a real treasure for any teacher. In conclusion, it was a good movie but it could be better. What story do you think the film will tell? Ben became alcoholic and was retired from the police force after killing a man in a shooting. However, once in a while, a horror film remake will come along that actually isn't half bad, yet will still suffer negative reviews based on the fact that it's a horror film remake. Meanwhile, Amy discovers that Mikey is missing at home and a thin reflective layer of water is completely covering the floor.
Yes, perhaps I've seen the movie's take on these things before, but to me the movie's worth is defined by the movies own merits, not necessarily the merits of what preceded it. She throws him through a freakin' brick wall, and he throws her like six feet away from him. Sooner Max finds that he has the ability to see Eleanor Reigns, an employee that is missing, and he contacts her sister Elizabeth Reigns to know details of her disappearance. When he goes to the rounds in his first night, he finds that the mirrors are impeccably clean and his colleague explains that the former night watch was obsessed with the mirrors. At the Psychomanteum the lights begin to flicker and the building begins to shake as the demons in the mirrors are released.
The cast is good, Kiefer Sutherland gives a very convincing performance, although he reminded me of Jack Bauer in some moments of the film. In anger, he attempts to destroy the mirrors at the Mayflower, but they are impervious to damage. After putting her daughter in a safe closet, she finds Mikey using a chef knife to scrape the paint from the mirrors. Kiefer Sutherland plays Ben, a down and out ex-cop who's battling an alcohol problem and the stigma of killing a man while in the line of duty. But again, don't take this review as a definitive view on the movie. Written by While driving on the road with his fiancée Kayla Jennifer Sipes , Max Matheson Nick Stahl has a serious car accident and they both die.
Since Ben is so unstable, we're not sure what's going on, at least I wasn't. The only thing that made the last half somewhat tolerable was the last few minutes, which was a little shocking and cool. Ben visits the convent and finds Anna , who explains that she was actually possessed by a , which was drawn from her and became trapped in the mirrors. He looks at the older security guard's name tag and sees it is written backward, realizing everything is in reverse like in a mirror. I slightly changed your instructions as I had to focus on Сonditionals. I was left disappointed as hell.
Score: 5 out of 10. Die hier angezeigten Sponsored Listings werden von dritter Seite automatisch generiert und stehen weder mit dem Domaininhaber noch mit dem Dienstanbieter in irgendeiner Beziehung. If the horror film in question is a remake, especially of a foreign movie, it's almost destined for critical failure. But as the second half comes along, you forget that he's a recovering alcoholic with a pill problem who may or may not be completely insane. One sequence that takes place in a bathtub ends up being one of the most brutal and unsettling death scenes of the year. For instance, I asked the students to choose an episode from the film and voice the thoughts, regrets, dreams and wishes of the character using the direct speech.
What does he look like? Soon enough, Ben find his life, as well as his families, in danger. Surprisingly, Aja's penchant for gore and violence complements the film surprisingly well. However he has not been drinking for three months and sees the employment as a chance to rebuild his life. Mirrors was pretty much doomed for terrible critical reviews from the start. Once you throw in a sub-plot about mental institution experiments and haunting tragedies taking place in the building, you lose a lot of the suspense. Well, I was wishing that the former was true, because that would've made the movie that much scarier and that much edgier.