Newlyweds Chris and Lisa (Wilson and Washington) move into the posh LA suburb of Lakeview Terrace, and unbeknownst to the interracial couple, they're now next door to a nightmare. Hard-headed neighbor Abel Turner (Jackson) starts off a nosey pest but his hatred and brutal racism soon come to a head, trying to pit husband and wife against each other. They turn to the law, but problem is, Abel's a cop. It's almost disturbing to see Jackson as such a cold-blooded sociopath, with razor-sharp writing letting him go off like a wild dog. An intense study of role-reversed racism with all involved confused about who's to blame.
The racial and social tension that used to be solely the product of the “urban drama” has moved to the suburbs in Lakeview Terrace, an interesting-but-flawed thriller from the once-controversial Neil LaBute. The famous playwright and director of In the Company of Men and The Shape of Things has long ...Read More
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