Hatchet Job of the Day
The Telegraph’s Sukhdev Sandhu was unsure of the rationale behind genre-busting movie/video-game mélange, Gamer, released this week.
…why would its target audience of arrested adolescents and twitchy man-boys want to schlep all the way to a movie theatre and pay extra quids to watch a non-interactive version of a form of entertainment they already have at home? There were other questions I wanted to pose to the makers of Gamer as I left the screening in a state of, well, not concussion, but rather borderline comatization: can I get my money back? Can I get back the ninety minutes of my life that I squandered sitting through this miasmic upchuck of techno sludge? What was the story again?
Read the other, mostly dreadful, reviews here