The Last Seven review

Only seven strangers remain in London, but why?

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Remember the first moments of 28 Days Later?

You will if you watch this Lost-style head-scratcher, which begins with its seven protagonists wandering through a spookily deserted London.

What unites Tamer Hassan’s gun-toting soldier, John Mawson’s drunken politician and the rest of this suspicious ensemble?

Nothing very interesting alas, for all the fleeting flashbacks and Danny Dyer’s cameo as the blindfolded predator stalking them one by one.

Director Imran Naqvi evokes the requisite air of dread but is let down by an ending that neither surprises nor satisfies.

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Neil Smith is a freelance film critic who has written for several publications, including Total Film. His bylines can be found at the BBC, Film 4 Independent, Uncut Magazine, SFX Magazine, Heat Magazine, Popcorn, and more.