SPIRIT OF THE GLASS, is directed by Jose Javier Reyes, who really is a director that has his fair share of good movies. But his style isn't very outstanding. Which goes out the same for this film. From the trailer, SPIRIT OF THE GLASS looks promising, what with the way film trailers has become such an art in itself already. Sure, the film is all right, but looking at it on a very strict point of view, there are prominent points that only lessened the impact of the film. One is on the costume/wardrobe aspect of the film. I believe that the trendy look of the film's main characters (which is an unquestionably attractive bunch) lessened the supposedly-eerie mood of the film. Many of the scenes are robbed of their "scare-impact" simply because the audience is suspended in adoration of how prettily flashy and trendy the wardrobes of the main characters are, when there is no need for the scene to have that "fashion-show moment". Another issue is that of Marvin Agustin portraying "the Ghost", which is never scary, the fact that not only was there no make-up or special effect used in his scenes, but also that Agustin is just too popular to portray a ghost. Nonetheless, SPIRIT OF THE GLASS also has its little moments that work as a ghost film, with special emphasis of the eerily-haunting theme song that does make your hair stand.
In the long run, SPIRIT OF THE GLASS is a waste of time. It is a film that may have a little quality in terms of the acting and the storyline. But nothing unique. You will be better off watching regular television.
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