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While Jo (Roberts) is chained down in a dead end supermarket job, her friends are all out on their own separate adventures: Cassandra (Egerton) is jetting off to New York to meet her Internet boyfriend; Kerrys (Warren-Markland) is on a one woman crusade fighting for female liberation and Shannon (Lovibond) is on a one way trip to meet her maker. But a chance encounter with some diamond thieves sends their separate worlds on a collision course with not only each other, but fate itself. These 4 girls are about to have 3 days they will never forget, spanning to 2 cities. That is ... if they survive. Written by
220.127.116.11 seems to think it's a hip, fresh, non-linear Brit crime thriller, a work of originality and verve. After all, the man behind it is Noel Clarke, who in KIDULTHOOD and ADULTHOOD made a pair of decent and modern urban dramas. Sadly, everything about this movie is a huge mistake, and it ends up as an extraordinarily superficial copy of Tarantino's masterwork PULP FICTION.
The major problems with this film are the story and script, which both go nowhere. The "leads" are a group of dim, twentysomething girls living in London, their stories told individually and linking up at various points. Sexual exploitation, robbery, lesbianism and family drama are some of the topics covered, but they're all handled in the most mundane and unengaging way imaginable.
It doesn't help that the characters are puerile, obsessed with the shallow pursuit of pleasure and thus giving the viewer no reason to get behind them. There's an unwelcome whiff of exploitation to the proceedings with one character (Shanika Warren-Markland) forced to spend the majority of her screen time in her underwear.
The performances are terrible, particularly from the ultra-grating Emma Roberts (an actress who only exists thanks to nepotism) and the aforementioned Warren-Markland, although CAMELOT's Tamsin Egerton isn't much better. The format is peppered with more seasoned actors like Sean Pertwee and Kevin Smith, but they also ring hollow thanks to the moronic dialogue they're handed out. 18.104.22.168 truly is a stupid and offensively crass piece of movie-making.
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