Film review: ‘ALPHA’ by Nick Gardener from ‘Built for Speed’

The premise of Alpha is a familiar Disney ‘boy meets animal in the wilderness’ story but with a prehistoric setting and contemporary cinema flash. Set 20,000 years ago in what is now Europe, the film centres on sensitive young hunter gatherer Keda (Australia’s Kodi Smit-McPhee). While on a hunting expedition designed to take the young males into manhood, Keda fails

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