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The Elevator (1996)

R  |  Comedy, Drama  |  1998 (USA)
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Gabriel Bologna was stuck in an elevator with Ron Howard in real life. Gabriel happened to have a script under his arm and contemplated pressing the stop button and pitching him the movie, but instead, came up with the idea for "The Elevator" about a struggling writer who traps a producer in an elevator and forces him to listen to his script that he reads from cover to cover. See more »

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Not bad, but not amazing!
13 October 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The Elevator is somewhat of an ego fest for writer/director/star Gabriel Bologna.

It certainly has its moments, but with its inter-cut stories of short films, that of which Bologna is pitching to producer Martin Landau in the elevator, we are slightly bored stupid and handed a heap of amateurish indie film making that had me reaching for the remote control.

With a nice and dark, slightly unexpected, end to it all, The Elevator is worth a watch and does feature great performances from Gabriel Bologna and Landau when alone in the elevator.

A marmite movie would best describe it.


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