Where Sam Raimi counted on wit, terror and a
bit of gore to elevate his 1981 cult classic, the jokes are banished from this
blood-splattered version as CGI effects climb aboard. As in the original, five
young friends head
Whether in Crash or Babel, the crisscrossing intersection of individuals across boundaries of class, race and geography has become a common plotline in contemporary film. It’s also a theme in its own right, posing unanswered questions of synchronicity, fate and chance, and showing how our actions can affect...
established his reputation as a director and writer with gritty,
unrelenting scenarios about human nastiness-male division. Let's call
him the David Mamet of post-boomer suburbia for short.But if In the Company of Men and Your Friends & Neighbors were almost vile in their depiction of vile behavior, Lake Terrace
represents LaBute at his most polished.