Excerpt: Sara (Jessica Lowndes) and four of her friends are headed to a concert, but they’re going in style, on a private flight. As she’s just gotten her pilot’s license, Sara offers to fly the group to the performance.
Excerpt: Even the most subtle and modest of horror films ask much of their viewer. Fundamentally, they ask that you leave your preconceptions at the door, and submit your sense of perception, with little further question, to whatever stretched fantasy and imaginative output the filmmakers have constructed.
Conclusion: 'Altitude' is just silly, and it may actually be one of those movies that's so bad it's good. Get a bunch of friends together and riff on it. That seems like it would be the best way to view a movie like this.
Excerpt: Altitude is confined to a single location, at least once into the air. It’s a small two-engine plane, housing five people crammed inside with little breathing room. It’s hard to keep something like that visually interesting, the possibility of repetition dangerously high.