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Lake Alice (2018)

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The Thomas family goes out to their cabin in the woods to celebrate Christimas together with their daughter and her boyfriend, but their first Christmas together may be their last.

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Ben Milliken
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Credited cast:
Brando Eaton ... Tyler Patterson
Peter O'Brien ... Greg Thomas
Michael Shamus Wiles ... Hank
Laura Niemi ... Natalie Thomas
Eileen Dietz ... Jane Patterson
Patrick Burch ... Carl (as Patrick A. Burch)
Craig Rees ... Deputy Reed
Brad Schmidt ... Ryan Emerson
Caroline Tudor ... Sarah Thomas

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Meeting his girlfriend's family for the first time, Ryan must prove his intentions with their daughter, Sarah, and win the approval of her father, Greg. All the while masking his jealousy for Sarah's ex-fling, Tyler. As the Christmas celebrations and traditions begin, things start to happen around the cabin. As a blizzard descends on Lake Alice, so does evil. The family members are hunted down one by one and struggle to stay alive as their power in numbers slowly dwindles.

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Their first holiday together ... may be their last!

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Action | Horror

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Filmed in January 2015, but not released until May 2017. See more »

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Decent slasher flick with very predictable ending
13 May 2017 | by stephenw-30180See all my reviews

Perhaps because I am a big fan of the Horror Genra I was (literally) able to predict the Killer in this film 8 minutes into it. That may be hard to believe but if you have watched as many horror films as I have, it wasn't hard. There is a slight twist which I won't disclose and spoil it for anyone so I will simply give my perspective.

I think a "5" rating is justified for this film but may be a little generous. Acting, story line, plot and sound were sub par. Twist endings are always enjoyable but this one was a bit too much. If you have to take a simple formula used 100's of times in a Horror/Thriller and add one more factor to it to say "it's original", then anyone with $25,000 can produce an "original" film I suppose. This does not, an original film, make.

If you use your head a little and pay attention to the characters introduced in the first 10 minutes of the film any true Horror fan with half a brain will see who the Killer is, quite obviously. Pay close attention to facial expressions and subtract the obvious. That is how I guessed it right probably less then 8 minutes in.

To that end, I would not "Dead-Pan" the movie completely, but, don't spend a dime on an On-Demand order or theater viewing of this film. Wait a couple months to buy it in the $3 bin at your local Walmart or Grocery store. That I would recommend.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 July 2018 (USA) See more »

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Lake Alice See more »

Filming Locations:

Tomahawk, Wisconsin, USA

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2.35 : 1
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