Mirror On The Wall

I was fascinated by two movies on Venetian mirrors (which you’ll see beneath) that I watched not too long ago, during which anthropologist Alan Macfarlane explains how clear glass mirrors changed European artwork and science in addition to the way through which we take into consideration ourselves and our place in society (but individuals in the rest of the world didn’t do this, so we changed in many ways through which they did not change till a lot later). The setting of these videos is a glassmaking store on the island of Murano (minutes from Venice) where the first really clear glass, and glass mirrors, had been made.

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The first half of this movie was much more enjoyable as a horror film than the second. To me, it basically devolved into an motion film. There have been plenty of very creepy and horrifying moments in the first half. I actually loved the looming menace of what the mirrors contained, however was fairly let down in any case was revealed. It was very anticlimactic.

Well I was instructed by my household, not magical folks thoughts you, that your doppelganger, or a spirit passing as your double could grab you. Mirrors were regarded as portals for spirits at one time, so if one thing could come out, maybe you, or your soul might be trapped there. I am guessing it’s worry of shedding the soul that you just have been advised that for. I’ve notcied some people do not have mirrors in the home for that motive.

Ben pulls himself out of the rubble and stumbles out of the constructing. Policemen and firemen are everywhere in the street, and a physique is seen being taken in a bag by paramedics, but no person notices Ben. He looks at the older safety guard’s title tag, and sees it is written backwards, realizing every thing is in reverse (like in a mirror). He comes upon a mirrored surface within the city and fails to see his own reflection as he reaches out to the touch it. He realizes that he was crushed to demise below the rubble and is now trapped in the mirror world: within the dwelling world his hand appears as a handprint on the glass floor.