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A newly-wed NYC couple move into a low-rent luxury apartment only to be harassed by cryptic elderly neighbors. Matt (Dean Cain) and Jackie (Portia de Rossi) are living in NYC, brimming with that certain "glow" all newly-weds possess. They are in love despite failed attempts at pregnancy and a tight budget. One day, Matt meets a group of health-obsessed elderly people in the park. They seem kind, and offer Matt and Jackie a beautiful low-rent apartment in their building. How can the couple resist a luxury apartment with a state-of-the-art gym, cheap rent, and friendly neighbors? Jackie believes it all too good to be true when she notices a young couple in their building disappears, and elderly neighbors are watching her every move... Written by merryweather

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Old, mysterious folks at home.
12 October 2014 | by (California, USA) – See all my reviews

This is a not-too-bad TV thriller starring Superman actor Dean Cain as Matt Lawrence, who moves into an NYC luxury apartment with his wife Jackie (Portia de Rossi). They find that the apartment building by many elderly neighbors and, when a young couple in their building disappears and the Lawrences start getting harassed by two of the elderly neighbors, the mystery ensues.

This movie has its moments of intrigue, sending you chills like most mainstream horror/thriller movies do. It is kind of exciting seeing the Lawrences finding themselves stuck and scared in a building full of mysterious elders, and that, coupled with their tight financial situation, provides some suspense that makes you eager to know what the story unfolds.

However, the movie does lack some plot twists and turns. The acting is average for the most part and the plot is somewhat predictable. However, it is good seeing Dean Cain star in a post-Superman production. It's not a bad movie for a time-passer.

Grade B-


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