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Branded Review

With the immediate issues found within the synopsis of Branded, it is fair to say that the cutting social commentary has had its bite extracted and moved far from the Jamie Bradshaw and Aleksandr Dulerayn collaboration. So bad a film that the two have not directed anything since this Ed Stoppard-led disaster, the knock-on effect of dystopian storytelling is clearly too large a task for these budding collaborators to crack down on. A limited exploration of conglomerate greed returns a film that, had it not included Max von Sydow, would be a talentless, opportunistic cash-in on a genre and premise that had been covered and picked apart long before Bradshaw and Dulerayn rubbed their heads together and came up with this. 

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