HBO Max's 'Locked Down' is not the fun COVID caper you're looking for

At some point in the past several months, pop culture created during the pandemic about the pandemic went from a cutting-edge novelty to just another fact of life: Of course it's in all our movies and shows now, because it's in everything now. Yet the strangeness of revisiting the very recent past hasn't entirely dissipated, at least for this reviewer. Watching Anne Hathaway and Chiwetel Ejiofor muddle through March 2020 in Locked Down felt like watching someone — the characters, the actors, the filmmakers, or maybe myself — struggle to pin down something interesting or meaningful about the times, and never quite getting there. Read more...More about Movie Review, Entertainment, and Movies Tv Shows