Darren Lynn Bousman made his name directing Saw II to IV and then turned his hand to something almost entirely different with Repo! The Genetic Opera a surreal splatter punk rock opera staring Paul Sorvino, Anthony Stewart Head, Sarah Brightman and Paris Hilton.
A Twilight Zone episode stretch to feature length with little to plug the gaps, Altitude is a disappointing mess. It is actually presented in a slick, professional format with its issues hidden just below the surface. The film sits uncomfortably between self-aware pastiche and over-earnest melodrama.