Moviegoers should be at the point where they are wondering what has happened to Tim Burton. The extremely talented director appears to have lost his way, churning out easily forgetful movies that are making any future projects he creates happily avoidable–his latest being the practically disastrous Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. Based on […]
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Spike Lee remakes Chan-wook Park’s Oldboy with good results, but aside from adding a bit of his own style and suspense, there’s nothing new for fans of the original.
Lakeview Terrace will produce more annoyance in you than thrills or suspense. From the beginning, you can see this is going to be all about race and the tensions it produces with certain people. The problem between the two neighbors is never realized beyond the point of race relations and the script does a poor job developing the characters past this angle. There are no thrills here or heavy dramatic moments; simply a crazy Police Officer with a nasty temper and control issues.