Director Will Raee’s film takes its cue from the Toddlers & Tiaras school of reality TV child exploitation.
It’s difficult to believe Ryder’s gullibility, if not willingness to be caught in his uncle’s strange web of provocations.
If "Elevator" proved a sweet treatise on being with someone to stave off loneliness, "Pamela" at last lets Louie ease his way into a real relationship.
Parts four and five of “Elevator” devote nearly half their running times to extended digressions.
Tze Chun’s film exudes no flair in rehashing the violence and suspense of its predictable noir-thriller material.