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The Lake House reviews

TheLakeHouse.jpgThe Lake House marks the return of the Sandra Bullock and Keanu Reeves partnership, and although it's another remake of a strong Asian movie which might not make it across the translation, the first reviews are coming out and as of now they are fifty-fifty.

Over at Rotten Tomatoes they have seriously mixed reviews. The most interesting is the Ebert and Roeper praise.

"It’s sweet, and it works." - Roger Ebert "This is one of my favorite movies so far this year." - Richard Roeper

Variety and Hollywood Reporter are less than positive about it. Personally I don't hold a lot of faith in critics such as any of those listed, and I'll be waiting for the smaller comments to appear, still the two R's give me a lot of hope. Perhaps this is a really strong remake, and the two actors do have a great on screen charisma. I'm holding out hope, let's see how that scoring travels...up or down? Place your bets...





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Since hearing that these two would be teaming up again, I've maintained a keen interest in 'The Lake House', and the trailer I've seen looks promising. Keanu's acting tends to be a bit hit & miss I think, but going by the great chemistry they had together in 'Speed', I hope they can pull it off again in this one...

Time to fall in love again with films like these. Youre right Jayne, I think they look very good together too. *swoons*

Just came back from watching it and I LOVED IT! *swoons*

They still look good together onscreen.

I knew you'd like it Simone :-) It's a well known fact that Keanu isn't the world's greatest actor, but he did quite well I thought, but Sandra was especially good.

AHHHHHH Jayne, there you are!

Its awkward because I think I was the only single person in the cinema all of them came with their boyfriends, was feeling a bit left out.

Anyway, I thought the space-time continuum thingy was done quite well, for a while it felt like a Back to the Future rom-com.

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