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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 18
Cast
Rhona Mitra
Bob Hoskins
Adrian Lester
Sean Pertwee
Directors
Neil Marshall
Screenwriters
Neil Marshall
Running Time
109 minutes

Doomsday
Bonny Scotland is not so bonny in Neil Marshall’s latest effort


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Doomsday

Plot
After the emergence of a modern plague in Glasgow, Scotland is walled off and isolated for 20 years. But when the disease threatens the rest of the UK, a crack squad led by one-eyed SWAT-team member Eden Sinclair (Mitra) is sent to find a cure.


Verdict
Marshall’s film is crammed full of good ideas but doesn’t have the cohesion to pull them all together. Less effective than Dog Soldiers, never mind The Descent.


Reviewed by Helen O'Hara

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