Deborah Ross

Are you a lobotomised teenager? Then Need for Speed is for you

Otherwise, you might prefer the feelgood story of The Rocket

Vroooooooooom! Vroooooooooom! No need for speed [Getty Images/Shutterstock/iStock/Alamy]

OK, Need for Speed, if we must, and we must because I sat through it (running time: 130 minutes) and do not see why you should be spared.

Need for Speed is based on a video game and here is the plot synopsis: ‘Vroooooooooom! Vroooooooooom! Vrm, vrm, vrm…VROOOOOOOOOOM!’ And it’s the sort of ‘Vroooooooooom!’ which vibrates behind your forehead, making it feel as if it may blow it off, while also making it hard to doze or zone out mentally, which is a pain.

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