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Adam Thornton

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...

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Reviews: 160
Other Articles: 5
Edinburgh Filmhouse

The Souvenir

Understated yet quietly powerful account of an abusive relationship

Nothing To Hide
theSpace on Niddry Street

Nothing To Hide

A stylistically-ambitious look at the effects modern technology has on privacy sadly falters due to its scattered execution

Endless Second
Pleasance Courtyard

Endless Second

A narratively complex look at rape within a relationship in the post-#MeToo era

Pleasance Dome

Goodbear: Dougal

Energetic performances from this returning comedy duo keep the audience thoroughly entertained

Edinburgh Filmhouse

Photograph

Unconvincing performances and poor writing undermine this attempt at romance

Edinburgh Filmhouse

Timecrimes

Engaging and darkly comedic time travel thriller that still entertains.

Vue Omni Centre

Sons of Denmark

Disturbingly realistic thriller examining racism and extremism through the eyes of two men

Vue Omni Centre

Go Back To China

Good performances unfortunately can’t help this conflict-free generation-clash comedy

Vue Omni Centre

The Grizzlies

Focus on social issues and strong performances help distinguish an otherwise formulaic sports film

Cronofobia

Mysterious beginning gives way to a compelling relationship between two troubled individuals