Jojo Rabbit

Jojo Rabbit ★★½

Although, Taika Watiti's blend of scornful humour and serious undertones doesn't quite work, 'Jojo Rabbit's' boldness is to be admired. In the film, a young boy in Hitler's army finds out that his mother is hiding a Jewish girl in their home. While 'Jojo Rabbit' may be a smart and often subversive in its approach, the films more dramatic moments falter as a result. Whether it be the intermittent appearances of genuinely horrific imagery or the slapstick humour at play from Taika's portrayal of Hitler, the films inability to control its own tone is an unfortunate consequence of its largely satirical playfulness.

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