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. The flight is to be a short one and is a much faster alternative to driving, so the group boards and prepares for takeoff. The trip starts off well enough, but some minor issues with the plane cause tensions to rise.
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. It's just so scatterbrained, with so many plots going on that the writers seem to have lost themselves and then towards the end said "Hey, remember ' Donnie Darko '? Let's do something like that.
Conclusion: Altitude is a fun little diversion in the same vein as Frozen , but it's never as effective as Adam Green's masterpiece of terror. Nevertheless, Altitude flies high thanks to a good story that might be the result if Adam Green, M. Night Shyamalan, and Stephen King were to morph into one person and write a single story that's reflective of each individual's style and attributes. That's high praise, and while Writer Paul A.
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. Kaare Andrews first feature-length effort deserves some credit for coming up with some dizzying angles to keep this interesting, spinning and twisting the camera, at one point a full 90 degrees, before...