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The Lake House

23 Ratings: 2.7
Drama movie directed by Alejandro Agresti

Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock pair up again in what could be described as the anti-Speed:The Lake House, a sweet, relaxed-paced, whimsical romance. When Alex Wyler (Reeves,The Matrix) moves into an unusual glass house on stilts over a lake, he discovers … see full wiki

Director: Alejandro Agresti
Genre: Drama
4 reviews about The Lake House
review by . November 07, 2009
We see romance flicks so often today that sometimes we don't bother to look for the underlining layers that define them, bad romances just use cheap sex scenes and sexual dialog(which is sometimes necessary.But not all the time.)to past the time so that you won't be lost in the horrible script and bad acting. Good romances on the other hand have unshakable romantic stories that touch the heart and uplift he soul, they have acting that almost renders you speechless and an unimaginably great script …
review by . December 25, 2007
posted in Movie Hype
This is a fascinating film.     It has a sweetness about it that is generally reserved for classic holiday films like "It's a Wonderful Life," yet manages to maintain a modern sensibility and complexity. Too often, films of this type are overwhelmingly sappy, and artificial. This one felt genuine and real. The main characters seem intelligent and earnest. I really believed the love the two main characters developed for each other, and I liked that it developed over time rather …
review by . October 14, 2006
posted in Movie Hype
As many people from cities by The Great Lakes know, the lake effect can change with variable winds and bring snow squalls and rains unexpectedly. The winds of change are presented in a relationship that straddles a time barrier, a time warp that is bridged by a magic mailbox where messages are transported back and forth between two residents of a specially designed "lake house". One resident is a Chicago architect, Alex Wyler (Keanu Reeves), whose father was the architect of the stunning, but idiosyncratic …
review by . September 28, 2006
Anytime a story is about time travel the audience must accept the fact that suspension of belief is mandatory. Based on a Korean film 'Siworae' by Eun-Jeong Kim and Ji-na Yeo and adapted for the latest version by David Auburn, Alejandro Agresti has his work cut out for him. The story is Swiss cheese full of holes as anyone would expect from a tale about two people who fall in love from the disparate vantages of 2004 and 2006 and as long as the viewer accepts the inherent incongruities of such a …
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