This is possibly one of the dumbest movies I have ever seen. My favourite part was when a guy fell off the highest point of the skyscraper but as if it wasn't enough for him to fall 220-odd stories and die, he also gets blown up in mid-air by a grenade he himself was holding. Also, you will be hard-pressed to find an ending to a film this completely preposterous. I'm sure God smiled on what his precious creations have conceived here because I was wearing a shit-eating grin the whole time.
It isn't often I find myself so violently against the general consensus for a movie. IMDb users have deemed this a very admirable 8.3, Metacritic has aggregated a decent 71/100 and Rotten Tomatoes have deemed It Certified Fresh. It's extremely rare for a horror film, and a horror remake of all things, to receive such widespread critical acclaim but it seems this is how the dice have rolled. Witnessing all this buzz following the US release of the film, I…