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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Chris Evans
Dakota Fanning
Camilla Belle
Djimon Hounsou
Maggie Siff
Scott Michael Campbell
Directors
Paul McGuigan
Screenwriters
David Bourla
Running Time
111 minutes

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Think X-Men without the spandex, Heroes without cheerleaders


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Plot
A concept that can be glibly described as X-Men with psychics, the film revolves around people with an array of incredible powers, which can rather handily be summed up by single verbs. Movers are telekinetic, able to move things with their will alone. Watchers see images of the future and the titular Pushers are able to bend you to their will and place thoughts and impulses into your mind.


Verdict
Kinetic and convincing, this uses a limited budget to thrilling effect, giving us a sort of X-Men-meets-Trainspotting twist. We hope a sequel follows this early promise.


Reviewed by Helen O'Hara

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