The Tower (2012)

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A Christmas Eve party at a luxury residential building takes a horrific turn when a fire breaks out.


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Director:

Ji-hoon Kim

Writers:

Sang-don Kim (screenplay), Ji-hoon Kim (adaptation), Yeong-ah Yoo (adaptation), Wendee Lee (adr script writer)

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9 September 2013 | trashgang
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| not a Towering Inferno remake
Blah blah blah, is this a remake of The Towering Inferno (1974). For me it isn't, it's not because a disaster is taking place in a building that it is a remake of an old classic. But this flick here isn't for everybody because if you can't stand Asian flicks than stay away from this.

The way the acting is and the way characters are talking to each other doesn't add towards the easiness to watch this flick. Just see how the boss of the tower and the workers are handling towards each other. But on the other hand this isn't really a disaster flick, it's more an ode to the fire brigades risking their life every day.

Not that it was all that bad, the effects used were sublime. And there is suspense throughout the whole movie. There was even the typical Asian humour to see. But at the end of the day I thought that it would contain a bit of those Asian gore in it but it wasn't. It's not a bad movie and you will have flashbacks to the 9/11 event like people jumping out of the building and when the tower collide, well, if you were all ready there on 9/11 you will have some memories.

Gore 0/5 Nudity 0/5 Effects 4/5 Story 3/5 Comedy 0/5

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