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Penthouse North (2013)

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A reclusive, blind photojournalist lives quietly in a New York penthouse, until a smooth but sadistic criminal looking for a hidden fortune enters her life.



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Home invasion doesn't deliver
29 October 2013 | by (Copenhagen, Denmark) – See all my reviews

The main reason I rented PENTHOUSE NORTH was because of Michael Keaton. To me that man is an icon, and I have loved him ever since Beetlejuice and Batman. But in this film he and the rest of the cast struggles with a horrible and simple script.

The premise of a blind woman getting her home invaded is pretty creepy. The major problem is the complete lack of story- and character development and thousands of plot holes.

The acting is basic routine and feels like the actors know they are a part of a lousy film. The characters are shallow and worst of all, you never get to know why the bad guys are doing what they are doing.

Besides a decent start, I got really frustrated watching this film. It feels like beneath the surface there are a suspenseful and scary thriller. But in the end it's unresolved and unsatisfying.

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