Tower Heist

You really can’t have too many movies that take place in towers. Hollywood has always enjoyed shooting in tall places; nothing like being trapped somewhere really high to ramp up the tension. So we get The Two Towers, The Dark Tower (in production) and the most famous of all disaster movies, The Towering Inferno. This last movie was even paid homage to in the original Fame, as one fearless student reenacted the OJ Simpson elevator scene as an audition piece to get into the High School of Performing Arts. (“I’m waiting for the elevator. I’m still waiting for the elevator.”) That was meta before meta was even invented! Continue reading