THE TOWER was released back in 2008, its an Indie Film A.K.A B-Movie. The Tower didn’t gain that much attention back then but it does now, every movie collector is searching for a DVD copy of this Movie but most of them never got the chance to put their hands on an original copy all theres left are Expensive Japanese Pirated Versions of it.This movie can’t even be found on TV boxes or HdMIs This movie is very Silent Hillish by the way.
Above the city of Detroit, a long abandoned tower rots in the skyline. The structure appears lifeless, but in the dead of night a bright light shines from the top window. Doug becomes obsessed with entering the tower after learning about its mysterious history: According to legend it’s said to be a gateway to another world. When Doug goes missing, his sister Lucy (Roxy Strickland) is convinced that he’s trapped inside the tower, leading her on a quest to save her brother But the way up won’t be as easy of goind down while coming face-to-face with the mysteries of the tower and the dangers that lurk within it.
I could include spoilers as it’s highly likely you’ll never see it. But I’m not going to. If the following trailer sparks your interest enough to buy it or delve into the far reaches of the web to find it, you deserve the joy of experiencing it firsthand. This is a movie which throws surprises at you and defies expectations. Highly recommended.
The Tower”, despite its flaws, is a highly ambitious, deeply imaginative low budget gem, where the sheer scope of the storytelling, abundance of atmosphere and creature designs draw you into a world that’s nightmarish and surreal. This is not your standard horror film with zombies and beasts; the story is complex and full of mystery, where science fiction and fantasy intersect with horror to create something bizarre, engrossing and original. It’s a journey into hell, where reality is a blur and danger awaits in every corridor.The horrors within the tower include an assortment of zombies, demons and spirits, with more other worldly beings introduced as the story evolves at a brisk pace, which never feels like its dragging. The Clive Barker influence shines throughout; this isn’t your conventional type of horror film and it’s hard to categorize it alongside anything else. The demons are reminiscent of Barker’s work, whereas the dimensional aspects and sci-fi crossover evoke memories of Don Coscarelli; especially the latter ”Phantasm” sequels. However, this is its own beast entirely; boasting a nightmarish vision that drags us with its protagonist through a limbo between worlds as she tries to find her brother and a way out before she becomes just another victim of the void.
The only available DVD copies are Japanese bootlegs and they don’t come cheap, but you can buy it here. Even trying to find it through more nefarious means will prove to be a challenge unless you’re a member of some exclusive sites which specialize in rare, underground films. It’s quite heartbreaking to know this will fade further into obscurity as the years go by; there were even points where I doubted it was even a real movie. There are no reviews to be found online, nor is there any trace of the filmmakers or any word of mouth about the film. Movies with this much imagination, made by filmmakers striving to be different deserve to be seen. But alas, the world isn’t fair sometimes.
sources, IMDB, Attack Of The Couch Potato, Youtube’s Comment Section