Terribly Common Yet Fun | Review of ‘The Belko Experiment’

By Cynthia Ayala

The Belko Experiment starring John Gallagher Jr., Tony Goldwyn, Adria Arjona, John C. McGinley, Melonie Diaz, Josh Brener & Michael Rooker
Orion Pictures & BH Tilt
Image Credit: IMDB

“In a twisted social experiment, 80 Americans are locked in their high-rise corporate office in Bogotá, Colombia and ordered by an unknown voice coming from the company’s intercom system to participate in a deadly game of kill or be killed.”


This is one of those movies that is enjoyable, just as long as you remember to shut your brains off. The Belko Experiment isn’t an entirely unique or fresh take on the cliché story of putting people in a room and seeing who will kill to survive and who won’t. Battle Royale did it, The Hunger Games did it, and many more. This film is just another film on that list. Does that make it any less enjoyable? No, just as long as you just shut your brain off, otherwise you won’t enjoy this film at all.
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Thursday Night TV (24 Jan 2013)

Well, this episode certainly got serious there.  It’s pretty evident that the writers are trying to create some tension, but the writers, well, they really need to work on how they do it.  Granted, there is no law against sitcom’s have serious moments, but with how this show has progressed over the seasons, this late in the game, it feels misplaced.  Steve Carrell was amazing at making serious moments funny, it was his job and he was brilliant at it.  But now, it’s like the spark is gone.  I understand that the actors want to grow out of the shell … Continue reading Thursday Night TV (24 Jan 2013)