“When I was a boy my brother would always ask me: which way you gonna’ go? Will you go with the rightous or will you go with the damned?'”
Idris Elba’s directorial debut is a solid and fitfully entertaining film with some great performances, some weaker ones, and an overall good heart. Yardie toys with a handful of stylish shots and turns of action, but primarily follows a well-worn path of gangster-thrillers. Still worth a watch for any fans of a good gangster thriller.
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Director: Idris Elba
Starring: Aml Ameen, Calvin Demba, Shantol Jackson, Stephen Graham
Runtime: 1 hour 41 mins