The Horror Asylum

Sign Up   Forgot Password? 
11,660 horror articles & features | 6,975 horror movies | 1,565 horror reviews | 1,333 giveaways hosted | 226 delicious interviews Established in 2001  
The Horror Asylum
  Horror News   Reviews   Giveaways   Interviews
Movies | TV | DVDs | Books | Games Movies | DVD | Books | Games Just Added | Ending Soon Just Added | Archives
Home About Enquiries Submissions Advertising Premium Feeds Cookies


Craig Rees Ready for 'A Fight in the Tree-Tops' Introducing New Found Footage Chiller 'The Enlightenment of the Damned' New GHOST STORIES UK Quad and Global Trailer Launches Horror-on-Sea Entry Echoes Hitchcock Starkness
Are Food Supplies Running out for the Walking Dead Survivors? When Cheers Turn To Screams...An Interview with the Creative Team Behind Mercy Christmas Dark Moon Comic Ends With a Blast! The Top 5 Virtual Reality Horror Games

Win a copy of TERRIFIER on DVD
Win a copy of TERRIFIER on DVD
WIN Night of the Living Dead Blu-ray
WIN Night of the Living Dead Blu-ray
WIN Thelma on Blu-ray
WIN Thelma on Blu-ray

Into the Mirror
Buy from Buy from

Into the Mirror (2003)

movie | Movie Details
Images, Posters, News
| Comments
Have your say

Plot Summary:
"Wu Young-min, a former policeman who inadvertently brought about the death of his partner during a faceoff with a criminal, has quit the police force and now heads up security at Dreampia Department Store as an employee of the security company SecuZone. Having been caught up in the situation at the department store, Wu comes across his former rival and co-worker Ha Hyun-su, who now heads the investigation into the recent murders. The presence of Ha and the situation as a whole causes Wu to relive the horrendous memories which he has since tried to forget. Meanwhile, Choi Sang-ki is head of SecuZone, which is hurrying to solve the recent string of murders. A mysterious woman Lee Ji-hyun is also found lingering about the crime scenes. Without wishing it, Wu is drawn farther and farther into the deeping mystery surrounding the murders."

Review by
Phil Davies Brown
Follow me:
Review Date: 07 May 2005 My Rating: out of 5


This effectively spooky Korean thriller sees an ex-cop (Ji-tae Yu) given a job as head of security at a soon to be re-opened shopping mall, following a devestating fire.

As the mall nears completion, employees begin turning up dead, and all of them died near mirrors or other reflective surfaces. This sets the scene for a surprisingly refreshing Asian horror movie.

This film was the first I had seen in a while that had more going on than ghost girls with long black hair and leaky faucets. The mall setting is again used as a chilling location, as it has in countless other horror movies, but the deaths and the atmosphere are what really sets this apart from it's peers.

The cast are all very good and there are a number of surprises to encounter throughout the film's running time, but the beautiful photography and eerie lighting made this the creepiest Asian horror movie I've seen in a while.

As Asian horror movies continue to dominate the market, make sure you check this one out as it is less derivative than some of the other more popular movies currently being released.

Blood and Guts: Comments


Not Registered?
Sign up for FREE >>

There are currently no comments.
Why not have your say!?


Blair Witch Movie Review

Blair Witch

Dont Breathe Movie Review

Dont Breathe

All Through The House Movie Review

All Through The House

Ghoulies Movie Review


Night of Fear Movie Review

Night of Fear

Happy Death Day Movie Review

Happy Death Day

The Ritual Movie Review

The Ritual

Mercy Christmas Movie Review

Mercy Christmas

The Unraveling Movie Review

The Unraveling

The Witch Movie Review

The Witch

The Other Side of the Door Movie Review

The Other Side of the Door

The Conjuring 2 Movie Review

The Conjuring 2

The Bye Bye Man Movie Review

The Bye Bye Man

Rings Movie Review


The Boy Movie Review

The Boy


Win a copy of TERRIFIER on DVD WIN Night of the Living Dead Blu-ray
WIN Thelma on Blu-ray
Now you can Watch your favorite Horror Movies using the Official ShowBox App


An Interview with Doug Hawley
Doug Hawley