Are you a big fan of gratuitous gore and violence?
Are you among those who think that the ubiquitous “F” word is essential in every scene, by every actor, in every sentence (almost), even when it has no relevance?
Do you rate actors by how realistic they play out dying, killing, death and destruction?
Do you enjoy watching vast pools of blood forming on floors and carpets strewn with dozens of dead bodies?
Do you like dumb plots?
If you said “Yes” to these questions, then do not miss seeing The Belko Experiment.
In summary, the movie tells the story of a twisted social experiment where a group of 80 Americans are employed in a high-rise corporate office building in the middle of nowhere, Bogota, Colombia when, suddenly, all windows and doors are sealed locked on every floor. A male voice from an intercom orders everyone to participate in a deadly game of kill or be killed. Essentially, people are required to kill a number of innocent people in order to save their own lives. Naturally, it all gets out of control and the murder mentality takes over, resulting in senseless carnage.
By the end of the movie, the origins or motive for the experiment is never fully explained or justified, but there are plenty of bodies to count. Yes, there is a bad guy…but I’ll save the ending for the poor souls who have nothing better to do with their $14 than to see a junk picture like this.
Acting is fair. No standouts.
Oscar season is over, so we might have to wait to October for the crème de la crème.
Rotten Tomatoes, the most accessed review site, gave the film a 4.8 out of 10. That was generous. My vote is 2 out of 10.