100 Word Review – Mindhorn


Putting aside the fact that Julian Barratt shares more than a passing resemblance to my Dad, Mindhorn is a fun little distraction that probably won’t live long in the memory.

To be fair Barratt and Co wrangle a fair amount of humour from what essentially is a very sad man. Richard Thorncroft isn’t all the things he thinks he is – cool, suave, or in remotely decent physical condition. His best days are far behind him professionally and he’s a bit of a prat.

With some pathos amongst the irreverent lunacy Mindhorn is worth a shot if you fancy something different.

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