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Forbidden Floor (2006): Generic Southeast Asian Horror

Forbidden Floor (Il-soon Kwan, 2006)

[note: review originally published 1Dec2008]

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don’t be fooled by the cover art, this is as generic as they come.

Another derivative Asian horror flick, this one putting one in mind of Dark Water. If you’ve seen that one, you can safely ignore this, but otherwise, you might have some fun with it (though the acting in Dark Water, and let me be clear that I’m talking about Nakata’s original, not the American remake with Jennifer Connelly, is far superior to what you’ll find here). Still, it’s getting kind of tiring searching through these things for something original and finding cheap knockoffs. **

About Robert "Goat" Beveridge

Media critic (amateur, semi-pro, and for one brief shining moment in 2000 pro) since 1986. Guy behind noise/powerelectronics band XTerminal (after many small stints in jazz, rock, and metal bands). Known for being tactless but honest.

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