'Locked Down' turns quarantine into a romantic heist movie for the Covid time capsule

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Anyone who has felt their relationship tested by quarantine (no need to raise hands, we see you) will at least partially relate to "Locked Down," which takes the idea of a couple trapped by those circumstances, then builds an improbable heist plot around it.
(CNN) Thanks to Chiwetel Ejiofor and Anne Hathaway it's mildly watchable, but mostly an artifact that might look better after a few years in the Covid time capsule.

The film is notably just the latest attempt to corral the strangeness of the pandemic and turn that into drama, including a number of limited series and specials made for TV and streaming. The main difference here involves the marquee stars (plus some amusing Zoom-call cameos),…
Review by Brian Lowry, CNN
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