Thirteenth Floor

Jays Rating:


Past, present, or future? Real or unreal? These are things you may ask while viewing The 13th Floor. This film begins with the killing of the owner of a company that mentally transports people into 1937. (I wish I could have been transported into the future; into my favorite Hooters restaurant.) Douglas Hall, vice-president of the company is accused of the killing and adamantly states that he is innocent and doesn’t remember a thing about it. Desperate to know the truth, he goes back to 1937 to look for the killer before the police apprehend him. He doesn’t find the murderer, but he does talk to a bartender who believes that the world he is living in isn’t real. This movie wasn’t real – not real suspenseful, not real thrilling, and not real entertaining. Douglas knows this world is simulated because he is one of the people responsible for building it. Although Douglas is surprised that someone found out about his world, he is about to find a few surprises about his own world. This science fiction has some action, but needed better actors, a better script and better sound effects. The number 13 is usually an unlucky number. In the case of this film, I’m lucky I couldn’t see it. I give it a D rating.

This movie has been given an R rating by the MPAA

Although I am blind, I can appreciate a good movie as well as sighted individuals.
I rely more on a good story line than special effects.