Brotherhood is the third in the series of Noel Clarke films set inLondon and featuring Sam Peel . Sam has grown up and is a differentperson to the one we saw in Kidulthood but trouble still seems tofollow him in the form of an enemy who has come to seek revenge. What Ilike about these films is they feel very real. Although Brotherhood ismore polished than the two previous films it still has that Independentvibe about it. None of the people on show are particularly likablewhich makes it quite hard to care what happens to them and the languageis uncomfortable to hear at times . The main villain's racism seemsover the top and unnecessary and kind of spoils what is an interestingfilm.
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First, there was Kidulthood, then Adulthood, and now comes Noel Clarke's last instalment: Brotherhood. With Sam facing up to the new world, he realizes it also comes with new problems and ...
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First, there was Kidulthood, then Adulthood, and now comes Noel Clarke's last instalment: Brotherhood. With Sam facing up to the new world, he realizes it also comes with new problems and new challenges that he must face that he knows, will require old friends to help him survive new dangers.
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Sam Peel (Noel Clarke) has settled down with girlfriend Kayla (ShanikaWarren-Markland) and two children, and has put his unsavoury pastbehind him. But he is thrust back into it when his younger brotherRoyston (Daniel Anthony) is gunned down while performing at a liveshow. Flash new crook Daley (Jason Maza) wants him to work for him, andhas joined forces with Sam's old enemy Uncle Curtis (Cornell John) whohas his own agenda. Sam tries to stay on the straight and narrow, untilan horrific act plunges him back into the underworld he'd tried so hardto escape.
Noel Clarke obviously felt, eight years after the last instalmentAdulthood, that the series needed to be rounded off a little more thanit already was, and so we have this, we are assured, the final part.Some backstage politics, shall we say, have clearly played their handshere, and so we see the Moony character missing altogether, and Sammysteriously settled down with his girlfriend from the last film?!?,and of course Adam Deacon's Jay completely absent following the welldocumented real life spat that spewed up between him and Clarke.Personally, I didn't miss his hyper street kid antics this time round.
While it still packs a powerful emotional punch or two, somehow theraw, gritty, uncompromising nature that characterised the first twofilms just isn't as evident here. Those films (the first oneespecially) were from the mind of a young man who had grown up in thisunfortunate world, and who gained acclaim by recklessly writing downand screening all the types of stuff he'd seen, and as a result made afilm that was 'as potent as a shot of vodka in the morning' as onetabloid review memorably put it. With such a large space of timebetween this and the last film, the cast (those still in it) and thematerial with them feel like they've grown up a bit, and this time itall seems to be played more for laughs, even during intense, dramaticscenes, especially from Arnold Oceang's Henry.
That aside, the story all feels cobbled together without the strongestnarrative flow and there's an air of predictability about a lot of itthat doesn't go unnoticed. It's still worth seeing, though, a grown up,more seasoned ending that those from this generation will feel they'veshared the journey with. ***
Kidulthood was a dark, exciting, and insightful look into the Londonyouth culture. Adulthood expertly built on that and showed thestruggles of those trying to escape the endless cycle of violence thatgrips the streets. Both combined danger, humour and awesome urbansoundtracks to depict perfectly the modern gang scene- but mostimportantly- did so in a BELIEVABLE manner. Brotherhood did not reachthose standards in any way. The cast failed to live up to theperformances of the original movies. The plot seemed very far fetched,and often needs saving by the quite random jokes involving "Henry"(from Adulthood). Instead of the sinister threats posed by Sam Peel inthe original, or Jay in the sequel, the audience are treated to anabsolutely absurd duo of Daley & Hugz, who just weren't menacing enoughin comparison. The involvement of Stormzy (along with his relativelypolite well spoken posse) don't really accomplish anything in the movieand appear to be there just to balance out the pointless appearance ofCurtis, still reeling from his Nephew's murder 20 odd years on. All inall, Anuvahood was probably more believable than this, I would give ita miss and watch reruns of Channel 4's excellent Top Boy instead.