• Mirrors
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    Added: Jun 23, 2008

Critic Review - Globe and Mail

Mirrors is too lugubrious and misconceived to reflect the talent of those involved.

August 19, 2008 Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Comments (4)
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3dtodd

Todd Groves

Lugubrious? LOL! Yea, maybe horror films should start out with happy-go-lucky families dancing through a field of flowers before ghosts start appearing in their mirrors. Oh, but wait...then the filmmaker would've been accused of being manipulative had they taken such a tact. God forbid they should follow common sense. All intelligent screenwriters start their stories at a dramatic point in the main character's lives. Hence the build up to the dramatic events to come. Yea, screenwriting 101. But, I guess had you known that you might be writing screenplays instead of reviewing films with personal baggage in tow. LOL!

Aug 22 - 09:22 AM

WesM

Wesley Masters

As opposed to dashing off vitriolic responses to said reviews.
That a plot advancer is learned in "screenwriting 101" might suggest that it's hackneyed and unoriginal; come on, you don't think Ben's backstory rings all-too-familiar?

Aug 24 - 09:33 AM

IrreducibleKoan

Sean Pak

I see what you did there.

Aug 22 - 10:53 AM

Matt Penney

Matt Penney

3dtodd, I don't think that's the point he's trying to make. I think he means the movie is gloomy and dark to the point where it's excessive.

Dec 2 - 09:58 AM

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