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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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It's New Year's Eve in New York City and everyone's getting ready to party. Watching, waiting, a man called Hollander has a different kind of party in mind. Alone in her high-rise apartment, Sara has no idea that her boyfriend was a thief. But what he stole - and from whom - is about to put her life on the line. Trapped in the penthouse with Hollander and his sadistic partner, these two will kill, maim, tear the place apart to find a fortune in diamonds. While the party rages outside, inside Sara fights desperately for her life. It's kill or be killed in a pulse-pounding , non-stop fight to the finish - and it all takes place in Penthouse North. Written by Anonymous

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Despite during the film references to 29 diamonds and 'where are the other 28' at the end of the film when Sara is pouring the diamonds into the ice tray and spreading them out there are around 40 of them. See more »

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Yeah, so, I watched this
12 April 2014 | by (Lincolnshire, UK) – See all my reviews

A riff on 'Wait Until Dark' with Michael Keaton as magnetic as usual as the baddie tormenting blind victim Michelle Monaghan while he tries to locate some stolen diamonds. This is another role that's beneath his talents but he Keatons the hell out of it anyway. His career has never maintained the high profile it should have, and this is firmly on the bottom rung of his patchy filmography. He's the only reason I watched it until the end.

Keaton aside, the movie is pretty much a waste of time, being a boringly generic thriller shot on a distractingly artificial set. It's very much a Joseph Ruben film, basically. I'm not sure why the villains don't even attempt to search the apartment rather than just terrorise Monaghan, but then weird omissions like that and contrived attempts to ratchet up tension where there is none are all that keep the movie going.


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