Locked Down (2021) Movie Review

Director: Doug Liman

Writer: Steven Knight (Screenplay)

Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Anne Hathaway, Dule Hill, Ben Kingsley, Ben Stiller, Katie Leung

Plot: A couple attempts a high-risk, high-stakes jewellery heist at a department store.

Runtime: 1 Hour 58 Minutes

There may be spoilers in the rest of the review

Story: Locked Down starts as we meet Paxton (Ejiofor) and Linda (Hathaway) a couple who are on the ropes during the Lockdown in London, who are showing the stress levels of being lockdown for so long. The pair are given opportunities to move forward with their lives, both in the relationship and career moves.

Thoughts on Locked Down

ThoughtsLocked Down is one of the more insulting movies of the year, using the Covid pandemic for a story, making a point that Lockdown was hard for people in London, while not acknowledging people who were out there working during it, the relationship drams are over the complicated needed, while trying to slap in a heist movie, without it being a heist movie. This is more eye rolling that anything else, becoming one of the more painfully films to watch, despite having an all-star cast through the film. This is a frustrating movie to watch, leaving us feeling empty and uninspired.

Final Thoughts Locked Down is an insulting movie never understanding how to connect with the audience.

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