'Lakeview Terrace' stars Samuel L Jackson as a racist LAPD cop who lives on a quiet suburban street and when his new neighbours move in - a white guy and a black woman - he is not happy about this at all and begins to terrorise them and use his power as a police officer to his advantage.
I watched this film with low expectations as it hadn't really been advertised much over here when it came out at the cinemas (if it did at all!?) but I was surprised that this was actually a very well made and exciting thriller that had me gripped from start to finish.
Jackson is a truly hateable character in this one and gives probably his best performance I've seen him in since Pulp Fiction! The rest of the characters are also very well cast and deliver the roles excellently. The storyline is fairly basic and has been seen before but still managed to keep me guessing until the end in how it was going to all turn out.
Overall I highly recommend this film for thriller fans as you will not be disappointed at all. Also, for hip hop fans - the soundtrack is pretty amazing too!
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