Tower Block review

A sniper picks off a building's residents in an economical Brit thriller

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Not had your fill of crime-ridden tower blocks after The Raid and Dredd ?

Then train your crosshairs on this economical Brit thriller, as the last few residents of a soon-to-be-demolished hellhole find themselves being picked off by a mystery sniper.

The character arcs are predictable and the identity of the triggerman isn’t too hard to figure, but the action and anxiety are believable, the violence sudden and the performances – especially those of Sheridan Smith as an East End Sarah Connor and Jack O’Connell as a thug-come-good – are strong.

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Editor-at-Large, Total Film

Jamie Graham is the Editor-at-Large of Total Film magazine. You'll likely find them around these parts reviewing the biggest films on the planet and speaking to some of the biggest stars in the business – that's just what Jamie does. Jamie has also written for outlets like SFX and the Sunday Times Culture, and appeared on podcasts exploring the wondrous worlds of occult and horror.