Afternoon, welcome to my weekly film blog, this week ill be reviewing Anuvahood, part written, part directed and part starring Adam Deacon. You may know him as the guy from Kidulthood & Adulthood.
Anyway back to the film, when I first saw the trailer I thought this film was something new, it wasn’t a “gangster film” but more of a comedy set in London. After seeing the film I was surprised with the amount of comedy action and drama in this film. It reminded a lot of a film called Friday staring Ice Cube and Chris Tucker (a film I would highly recommend). The characters were familiar and at times a little bit clichéd, but I wasn’t expecting anything spectacular, that doesn’t mean it was bad, but it was a decent attempt on creating characters.
The story was again pretty simple and understandable and won’t use a lot of your brainpower, it works and with the characters it has a good blend of wit and humour. It is a typical 90 minutes of comedy and it works, their writing is pretty good and stays true to its roots using teenage lingo, which gives it a sense of realism.
The music used within the film is good and works well in the scenes used; it has a good variety of music for the soundtrack and is worth a listen to.
Finally the directing of the film was good, the film had some appealing visual shots and I believe the cinematographer did a good job capturing shots that were appealing and fascinating, for both directors I have to say they did a good job.
I have a new rating system, which I will use in my future reviews, I’m going to start with this film first and see how it works.
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