Review: Locked Down : Pop Culture Happy Hour In Locked Down — a movie to be filmed and released during the pandemic — Chiwetel Ejiofor and Anne Hathaway play a couple sheltering in London together. The film takes them on an adventure that might not have been possible in normal circumstances, answering the question: What do bored and frustrated people do during a pandemic?
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Is 'Locked Down' Fun When We're All Locked Down?

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Is 'Locked Down' Fun When We're All Locked Down?

Is 'Locked Down' Fun When We're All Locked Down?

Is 'Locked Down' Fun When We're All Locked Down?

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Anne Hathaway and Chiwetel Ejiofor star as Linda and Paxton in Locked Down. Susie Allnutt/HBO Max hide caption

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Anne Hathaway and Chiwetel Ejiofor star as Linda and Paxton in Locked Down.

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In Locked Down — a movie to be filmed and released during the pandemic — Chiwetel Ejiofor and Anne Hathaway play a couple sheltering in London together. The film takes them on an adventure that might not have been possible in normal circumstances, answering the question: What do bored and frustrated people do during a pandemic?

The audio was produced by Candice Lim and edited by Jessica Reedy.

Correction Jan. 21, 2021

An earlier version of this text incorrectly stated that Locked Down was the first film to be filmed and released during the pandemic.