Mirrors

Synopsis: In New York, the former NYPD detective Ben Carson is hired to work as night watch of the remains of the Mayflower Department Store that was partially destroyed by fire many years ago. Ben became alcoholic and was retired from the police force after killing a man in a shooting. His marriage was also destroyed and now he is living in the apartment of his younger sister Angie. However he has not been drinking for three months and sees the employment as a chance to rebuild his life. 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. After a couple of nights, Ben sees weird images in the mirrors, but due to the lack of credibility of his past, his ex-wife Amy believes he has hallucinations as a side effect of his medication. When Angie is found brutally murdered in her bathtub, Ben discovers that there is an evil force in the mirror that is chasing him and jeopard
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Director(s): Alexandre Aja
Production: Buena Vista
  2 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.2
Metacritic:
35
Rotten Tomatoes:
14%
R
Year:
2008
110 min
£30,575,158
Website
85 Views


Oh, f*ck!

I wasn't trying to escape.

No, please. Don't.

Oh, God. I don't want to die.

Yeah. Yeah, I'll make you clean.

I'm sorry.

I didn't mean to...

Hey, sis.

What time is it?

Just after 8:
00.

You want me to make coffee?

No, I gotta go. I'll call you later.

You sure there's nothing I can do?

Angie, everything's gonna be fine.

Just go back to sleep.

All right, I'm coming, I'm coming.

Ben Carson.

Lorenzo Sapelli. I've been waiting for you.

Come on in.

Thanks.

How long you been working here?

All together? Fifteen years.

You were here for the fire?

Devastating.

Entire building up in flames.

It has been five years since the fire.

They're still in a legal battle

with the insurance companies.

Even cleaning up this mess is impossible.

I've given up faith about reopening,

and besides,

who'd ever want to shop here

after everything that's happened?

You know, the Meredith family

acquired this building

after St. Matthew's Hospital

closed in 1952.

It was the very first Mayflower

to open on the East Coast.

Yeah, the company wants us to patrol

the premises every couple of hours,

but I do my rounds every three.

That's more than enough.

Anyway, you'll see, not too much

going on. It's pretty calm around here.

Well, there you go.

Perfume and cosmetics department,

what's left of it anyway.

Thank God you didn't show up any later.

This place gives me the creeps at night.

No electricity.

All these mirrors.

- Best to keep your eyes away from them.

- You polish them?

- I'm sorry?

- The mirrors, they're so clean.

No, that's Gary. Gary Lewis.

Fellow who was working here before you.

He was completely obsessed

with these damn mirrors.

Spent the entire night cleaning them.

How long has it been

since you left the NYPD?

About a year.

I know it's none of my business,

but why did you resign from the force?

You used to be a detective,

is that correct?

Yeah.

I'm sorry.

I always been too curious.

It's all right.

There was a pretty big team

working here before the fire.

You know, when you stop to think,

of all the department stores in New York,

this one was the most beautiful,

most luxurious.

I mean, it breaks your heart, it really does.

Well, here you go.

This is where you'll be spending

most of your time.

At least you got electricity in here.

It's warm. It's nice.

You've even got a TV.

I opened up the trunk,

which he so called hid the pictures.

I grabbed the goody bag,

walked to the backyard,

opened up the barbecue grill,

I grabbed the lighter fluid,

Waiting to Exhale.

Hello?

Hello.

- Hey, Rosa, how are you doing?

- I'm fine. Let me help you.

Thanks.

Where are the kids?

Upstairs with Seor Ben.

Thanks.

So everybody at my school

thinks this boy named Eamon,

which is, like, one of my best friends,

which is a boy, likes me.

And this girl named Christiana,

who liked him, is just now gossiping.

You want me to talk to Mrs. Ward?

She'll make them want to wrap me up

in toilet paper for Halloween.

- Hey.

- Hey.

Look, Mommy. Look what Daddy got me.

It looks great. You'll have to show me

how it works later, okay?

It's so fast, Mommy.

Ben? Can I talk to you?

Yeah. Okay, you two.

You need to finish your homework.

You need to get ready for your bath.

Come on. No fooling around, let's go.

Okay, let's go, Michael.

Hey. Come here.

Happy, happy birthday.

- Thanks, Dad.

- Yeah.

- Hey.

- Hey.

- What is this?

- What?

I've asked you

not to drop by without calling.

You won't answer my calls.

Please, Ben,

I don't want to argue with you.

I don't want to argue, either. If you're not

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Alexandre Aja

Alexandre Aja (born 7 August 1978) is a French film director best known for his work in various horror films. Aja rose to international stardom for his 2003 horror film Haute Tension (known as High Tension in the US and Switchblade Romance in the UK). He has also directed the horror films The Hills Have Eyes (2006), Mirrors (2008), Piranha 3D (2010) and Horns (2013). more…

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