DVD: Harry Brown

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Dirty Harry meetsGrumpy Old Men, asMichael Caine's retiredmarine steals a bagful ofguns and cleans up hissouth London sink estateby murdering the feral,filthy, Biro-tattooed gangsterswho constitute itsentire population underthe age of 40. HarryBrown is so simplistic inits portrayal of "brokenBritain" that it would berisible if it hadn't beenadopted by certain rightwingtabloids as anational wake-up call. It'snot so much Harry Brownas Harry Black-and-White.