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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Ewan McGregor
Scarlett Johansson
Djimon Hounsou
Steve Buscemi
Michael Clarke Duncan
Directors
Michael Bay
Screenwriters
Alex Kurtzman
Caspian Tredwell-Owen
Robert Orci
Running Time
136 minutes

The Island
The Island is full of energy and incredibly pretty but burdened with only the minimum of smarts.


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Plot
Lincoln Six Echo (McGregor) is beginning to question his utopian home, where every movement is strictly controlled and everyone is desperate to be sent to The Island, the final paradise in the apparently destroyed outside world. But sensing something is up Lincoln escapes with fellow inmate Jordan (Johansson) and discovers that not only is their world a lie, so is the nature of their existence.


Verdict
Like its slack-jawed clones, The Island is full of energy and incredibly pretty but burdened with only the minimum of smarts.


Reviewed by Olly Richards

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