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Shank (2010)

 |  Action, Sci-Fi  |  26 March 2010 (UK)
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An action film for the youth generation, set in a decaying future London. A gang set out on a chase to avenge the murder of one of their own.

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An action film for the youth generation, set in a decaying future London. A gang set out on a chase to avenge the murder of one of their own.

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2015. The gangs have taken over. See more »

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Sweetboy is British Bangladeshi much like his actor Jan Uddin. He occassionally uses Sylheti phrases which is common for British Bangladeshis (as most are of Sylheti descent). See more »

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Immediately after the dog fight the victor is seen to be unscratched, despite the graphics showing it to be near death. See more »

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Junior: Government mans don't direct funds no more.So we gotta take it for ourself. Gotta be on dis ting,cos if you ain't - if you ain't one of us - then you're a victim.
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References Kidulthood (2006) See more »

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TALES FROM THE CRYPT
Performed by Wire
Written, Produced and Engineered by Sam Wire
© Control
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I hope you read this before you watch(ed) the movie...
16 June 2011 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

OK, this will be a very short review.

Only watch this movie if you are really, really into gang-type movies and just have to watch them all.

And then do so with full knowledge that this might just be the worst you ever saw.

Otherwise, save yourself the waste of time, I wished I had.

And yes, the basic idea of a city like London being extremely divided in a poor and a rich segment is not that bad. But they could have made a way better movie about that if you ask me.

Nothing good then? Well, the camera-work is not too bad, and use of colour is reasonable. But that really is it, in my humble opinion.


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