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The Inherent Sadness of Pandemic Nostalgia

A new film made entirely during the Covid-19 age is already a period piece

Anne Hathaway and Chiwetel Ejiofor in ‘Locked Down.’ Photo: HBO Max

Last week, HBO Max released a film called Locked Down, a thriller starring Anne Hathaway and Chiwetel Ejiofor. The film is mostly unremarkable, with two likable actors being likable but not particularly inspired, and the thriller aspect is especially limp; it’s a heist…

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Will Leitch

Will Leitch

I write about these tumultuous times 2x a week. Author of five books, including “How Lucky.” NYMag/MLB.. Founder, Deadspin. https://williamfleitch.substack.com