Fast & Furious 6
Director Justin Lin takes the high-speed action franchise to London, with Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson along for the ride
Grant, uncharacteristically, plays unkempt alcoholic beach bum Eckland in this, his penultimate film. Persuaded by Australian naval officer Commodore Houghton (Howard) to spy on planes flying overhead in return for a liquor shipment, Eckland manages to keep World War II at bay. However, he soon finds himself more involved when a French schoolmistress (Caron) and seven little girls crash land nearby while on the run from the Japanese.
Unshaven jowls and an overlong drunken scene fail to hide Grant's true suave self, and the story all too slowly descends into sentimental sludge.
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Film4.com editor Catherine Bray takes a look at an acclaimed new talent who has emerged from Critics' Week at Cannes 2013: debut feature director Paul Wright, whose Film4-backed drama of survivor guil