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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...

24 Jul 2018

11 Jul 2018


29 Jun 2018

In Darkness


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An intriguing concept that unfortunately develops into a cliched thriller

28 Jun 2018

Obey


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Realistic story of inter-cultural romance set against the backdrop of the 2011 riots

26 Jun 2018


Terminal


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Example of style over substance that tries to imitate better films

24 Jun 2018

Papillon


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Solid yet unremarkable retread of the 1973 original misses as much as it hits.

23 Jun 2018


21 Jun 2018


Zagros


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Compelling drama about suspicion raises wider issues of culture clash

20 Jun 2018

White Chamber


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Sci-fi thriller with great potential undermined by cliched dialogue and uneven performances

15 Jun 2018

31 May 2018

Jake Speed


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Misfiring Indiana Jones imitator features little action or adventure