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Adam Thornton

Bio

Adam is a budding film reviewer who is still working out how to use his Masters in Film Studies from Aberystwyth University. His main hobby is watching films, especially Hong Kong action cinema, although he has no (actual) knowledge of martial arts whatsoever! His other interests include stand-up comedy, but only as an audience member, and reading books about film. His quest to obtain a social life is still ongoing...

1 Nov 2018

Columbus


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Strong performances and impressive debut direction bring this drama to life

29 Oct 2018

Black ’47


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Intense revenge thriller with important political undertones

24 Oct 2018

American Animals


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Engaging performances and strong direction prevent this docu-drama from misfiring

22 Oct 2018

Candyman


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Visceral and disturbing horror still scares after twenty-six years

9 Oct 2018

Twelve Monkeys


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Terry Gilliam’s sci-fi remake still entertains and thrills.

27 Sep 2018

4 Sep 2018

27 Aug 2018

Crack/ed


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A well-acted, if slightly derivative tale of one young man’s struggle with drug addiction.


Canoe


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A fatal accident divides a couple in this emotionally-compelling one-man play

26 Aug 2018

The Brooklyn Scotsman


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A well-staged and compelling autobiographical tale showcasing Creed’s musical talents.

22 Aug 2018

20 Aug 2018

Steen Raskopoulos: Stay


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An engaging and entertaining performer whose otherwise light-hearted show comes with a darker twist

18 Aug 2018

Moon


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A comedy double act that entertains with an array of anarchic sketches

17 Aug 2018

16 Aug 2018

Agenda


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An uneven yet humorous coming of age story for the 2010s