Strong performances in ‘Lakeview Terrace’

Most people have had a dispute with a neighbor, roommate, landlord or boss. So, there’s no need to explain how uncomfortable it is to quarrel with a person who has influence over one’s life.

Imagine the increase in discomfort if the antagonist was an ultra-conservative Los Angeles cop with a vendetta. That’s the setup for “Lakeview Terrace,” the latest from Detroit-born director Neil LaBute, whose movies rarely skimp on social commentary. In “Terrace,” the themes are no less than racism, relationship honesty and abuse of power, and they’re all set against the backdrop of a raging California wildfire.

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One response to “Strong performances in ‘Lakeview Terrace’

  1. We all know he’s not a real person, he’s one of those employees companies make up so the public think they’re warm and friendly.


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