The story of Malice begins, through the voice of the youngest of two daughters, with a typical family day until the phone rings and they learn that their grandmother is dead and their mom inherits the dead matriarch’s home. No time is wasted. The family moves into their new home only to quickly learn that their new home is no ordinary home. In fact, it’s damn creepy!
(click this image to watch the show)
I got hooked on the plot right from episode one. The creators of this series don’t waste our time with useless scenes. They get right down to the meat and potatoes of the storyline. This is a thriller and so it does require a feel of suspense and fearfulness continually boiling through the plot-line. This show does not disappoint. There were many times that I jumped out of my seat. The CGI is surprisingly good for a low budget show. Bravo!
So, why am I giving this show a half squashed pumpkin? While, I do encourage you to give this show a good try, it it does have its flaws. There are plenty of cheesy moments that cannot be ignored, like how Dad can suddenly shoot a gun with perfect precision right after drinking several beers. Somehow, Alice was able to get hot water for her bath, even in a house that doesn’t have electricity. And, there were some decisions that Dad made, or didn’t make, that were a bit hard to swallow. Plus, the episodes are too short. They could be at least 10 minutes long. 5 minutes is much too short for a show of this sort. We loose that emotional tension that a thriller builds with time.
Still, click the image above and watch this web series. It’s fun. It’s entertaining. I love the teen girls. They are cool characters! And both actresses play them very well.