Alice (Madeline Brewer) is an ambitious cam girl trying to make it into the top spots on her site. She takes pride in her job and has set rules. When another cam girl conspires to get her rank to drop, Alice does a live show which she normally doesn't do. Then next day, she finds herself locked out of her account with a look alike imposer still streaming as her.
Madeline Brewer has been giving some amazing supporting performances in various TV shows - The Handmaid's Tale, Orange is the New Black, Black Mirror, but this is the first time I've seen her in a lead role and she's absolutely fantastic here.
One of the things I appreciated the most about Cam is that there aren't many films I've come across that paint sex work as something someone willingly does. Alice likes her job and puts a ton of effort into it. So when this mysterious thing takes over her channel, we know how important it is to her.
This isn't a horror film that has a ton of gore, but it's very suspenseful as you wonder just how far this trick can go. Director Daniel Goldhaber shoots in a way that isn't exploitative like it could be. How easy would it have been to make a film like this and focus on the T&A the most? He doesn't do that.
Watched on: Netflix Instant
Memorable Quote: "I don't tell my guys I love them." - Alice (Madeline Brewer)