Robot Overlords

Robot Overlords
  • 2014
  • UK
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Jon Wright
  • Cast: Callan McAuliffe, Ben Kingsley, Gillian Anderson
  • UK release: 27 March 2015

After a robot invasion has imprisoned the people of Earth in their own homes, defiant teen Sean (McAuliffe) leads a rebellion in a British seaside town. It attempts to ape big-budge US bombast like Transformers, but crucially lacks personality and humour, and the initially impressive special effects end up looking tatty.

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Robot Overlords

23 Mar 20152 stars

Derivative British sci-fi adventure featuring Ben Kingsley and Gillian Anderson

The worldwide popularity of young adult franchises The Hunger Games and Divergent certainly hasn't escaped the attention of UK filmmakers. After Kevin Macdonald’s How I Live Now mined the dystopian sci-fi seam, Robot Overlords – from Northern Irish…

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