(Sarah Butler, D.B. Sweeney, Malcolm McDowell, et al / Blu ray / R / 2014 / Anchor Bay Entertainment)
Overview: A top executive is killed in an apparent suicide leap from the skyscraper headquarters of Gault Capital. But when the dead man’s loyal protégé, Jane Porter (Butler) uncovers some startling criminal evidence, the corporation calls in their “crisis manager”, Frank (Sweeney( to silence her forever. Eluding her pursuer, Jane soon finds herself trapped in an elevator between floors on a holiday weekend and in a very empty building!
Blu ray Verdict: In truth, 'Free Fall' is well shot, well acted, suspenseful, and looks great on screen! Too many times a DVD/Blu ray cover art can blur the lines between what the movie will look like and what it actually looked like to the at director! Here, production value on 'Free Fall' appears high, and the attention to detail within the film does not go unnoticed.
Indeed, little things like the type of computers the executives were using (touchscreens with the latest software) help add to the realism of the high-rise setting. I also particularly like how the location managers captured the amazing views of the Los Angeles skyline at night.
Needless to say, the acting is top-notch with the always lovely, and very sexy Sarah Butler heading up a great cast. I am constantly impressed with her acting talents. She is a beauty that does not have to rely on her looks to land her roles. But although she steals the spotlight for me, I would be remiss if I did not mention her fellow costars.
Screen legend, and icon Malcolm McDowell ('A Clockwork Orange') is always a pleasure to see in a film. And surprisingly, D.B. Sweeney does a great job as well. I say it like that as I honestly thought he had fallen off the face of the earth after his popularity in the 90s'! [MSB] This is a Widescreen Presentation (2.35:1) enhanced for 16x9 TVs and the Special Feature of a Behind-The-Scenes Featurette.