05 August 2012

The Lake House (review)

The Lake House is a romantic drama starring Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock. The blurb on the DVD cover is ‘A heart-lifting love story that reaches across time’ and that is exactly what it is.

When Dr Kate Forster moves out of a stunning glass lake house on the outer edges of Chicago she leaves a note for the next tenant, Alex Wylker, giving details about the house.

They correspond and fall in love. But there is a time difference; they are actually two years apart. Is it possible for them ever to meet?

Paranormal and quite emotional. If you like love stories, you’ll love this.
This story is captivating, well acted, and totally absorbing. I felt emotional just watching the trailer!


  1. i def enjoyed this one...its been a while since i saw it...might need to go find it again...i liked the story in it...

  2. It is a fabulous film, Pearl. Do see it if you get a chance.

  3. I have the dvd, Brian, so I watch it often. Love it, love it.

  4. Awesome movie review, Valerie!

    I cannot believe I haven't ever heard of this film?!?

    WOW...and the story sounds right my alley!

    I will look for it at F.Y.E., which is where I purchase all my movies.

    Thanks a bunch for sharing, dear lady!

    Have a great Sunday.....X

  5. I am certain you would like this film, Ron. Hope you can find it. By the way, I have just watched Somewhere in Time and enjoyed it. I also have the soundtrack. Thank you for the recommendation.

  6. I remember seeing this movie and enjoyed it very much. From reading your review I want to read it again, thanks Valerie.

  7. I saw it when it first came to DVD and enjoyed it, might have to watch again.

  8. Oh Valerie, that sounds so lovely and sad too. If you liked that and Somewhere in Time, you will also like Ladyhawke. Do try that one too. I will definitely be getting The Lake House to watch.
    This theme hits home because I live this sort of life with my husband, who is 4,500 miles away and 5 hours behind! When he gets up I am half way through my day and when I go to bed, he has to spend the evening alone. The only time we are together is when we see the moon. It's the same moon for both of us and we can see it at the same time. However, it is that I am the moon and he is the sun and we live on opposite sides of the world. We only get together every so many months and then for not too long.
    I find it especially hard to watch these films.
    Where are my tissues.

  9. UH oh.....nightmare material. LOL

    I'm no good at this kinda stuff!
    Yes, I'm a wuss....LOL

  10. I have not seen this movie, but bet I'd LOVE it!! I like both those actors.

  11. This is one movie that I missed, but after reading your post I think I just might have to pick it up! Thanks for reminding me about this flick :-)


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