Hatchet Job of the Day: Ill Manors
British Gangsters in the same class as Wallis Simpson?!
In its own way, the directorial debut of multi-tasking musician/actor/cider shill Ben Drew is as bad as Madonna’s W.E. Ludicrously overblown, stylised to within an inch of its life and loaded with every visual cliché in the book, it would be laugh-out-loud funny were it not so relentlessly and unpleasantly grim. A sort of London gangster-flavoured hip-hop soap opera, it cuts together multiple intersecting tales from “Cameron’s broken Britain” with the kind of nuance you’d expect to find on The Jeremy Kyle Show (something the characters smugly reference).
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