‘Last Night in Soho’ review: A ’60s fever dream, squandered

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The Detroit News

Edgar Wright’s “Last Night in Soho” is a swinging celebration of the ’60s, a rich, buoyant, immersive toast to the decade’s styles, fashion and music. Until it’s not. The good times grind to a halt about midway through this thriller as it takes a misguided plunge into horror territory and never recovers. It’s one of the more abrupt and lamentable turns taken by any movie in recent memory. Is it possible to keep the first half and get a do-over on the second, please? The wonderful Thomasin McKenzie (“Jojo Rabbit”) stars as Eloise Turner, Ellie for short. She’s a modern-day ’60s-obsessed dreamer…

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