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Jackboots on Whitehall Reviews

Jackboots on Whitehall

Overview


Genre :

Comedy

Release Date :

June 20, 2010 (Edinburgh IFF)

Director :

Edward McHenry, Rory McHenry

Starring :

Tom Wilkinson, Alan Cumming, Ewan McGregor, Rosamund Pike, Richard E. Grant, Timothy Spall, Richard Griffiths, Richard O'Brien, Pam Ferris

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

2 of 5

“..this suffers from a fatally unfunny script, unappealing characters and an unwise decision to ditch its 'England invaded' premise for a terrible Braveheart parody..”
by Kim Newman [Empire Online]
2 of 5

“..the voice cast is good though and for sheer oddity value this creation of filmmaking brothers Edward and Rory McHenry must rank as some kind of collector's item..”
by Henry Fitzherbert [Daily Express]
2 of 5

“..it's as if the McHenry brothers have watched too many old episodes of 'Allo 'Allo. A valiant effort, then, that unfortunately falls flat..”
by Stephen Jewell [SFX Magazine]
3 of 5

“..it's all deeply silly, but agreeably so with some smart one-liners, tongue-incheek humour..”
by David Edwards [Daily Mirror]

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