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Dominic Corr

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Dominic is a recent Film & Media graduate who gravitated towards the stage. For seven years he has been a freelance writer who has reviewed countless productions, films and events over multiple outlets. Originally from St. Andrews, he is at his happiest when surrounded by books, curtain up or trailer's starting, gin is citrusy or anything relating to fairy tales is on the table. Shortlisted for the Allen Wright award 2018. Reviewer, writer and 'professional' cynic.

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Reviews: 186
Other Articles: 1
Edinburgh Filmhouse

While at War

Sobering storytelling with a lavish design and contemporary warning

Plan A

Depiction of lesser-known post-war plan of vengeance struggles to forge a connection with audiences

Edinburgh Academy Junior School

The Soldier’s Tale

A darkly witty piece of storytelling that serves as a fond farewell to resident artist Nicola Benedetti

Edinburgh Academy Junior School

Dido’s Ghost

Assimilating a Greek tragedy into a contemporary opera, Errollyn Wallen’s attempts to tell intertwining tales costs both pieces their lustre

Edinburgh Academy Junior School

The Opening Concert

Despite some acoustic issues, the orchestra’s return to Edinburgh is a bittersweet triumph

Witch Hunt

Supernatural drama squanders the engaging ideas and performances it conjures

Tove

Charming biopic looks not to the creator’s illustrations but to their struggle with liberty, artistic freedom and unrequited love

A Classic Horror Story

Self-proclaimed Classic Horror Story has hardly any story, struggles with horror, and is far from a classic

The Birthday Cake

No amount of cameos from mafia-film royalty can distract from the bland taste and sloppy presentation.

Comets

Audience patience is ultimately not rewarded in this dramatic romance which seeks a peculiar twist finale

The County

Subversive comedy exposes shady business practises capitalising on farming communities

Willy’s Wonderland

Nicolas Cage battles possessed children’s animatronics – how do you fail to make this entertaining?

Meatball Machine

Oddly-fascinating body horror, but impressive puppetry cannot distract from tasteless exploitation of abuse

Crisis

Intricate take on the industrial profits of addiction divides its narrative too broadly to maintain an identity

Mama Weed

Smooth performances which blend dramedy with subtle undertones on the stigmas of middle-age

Love Affair(s)

French relationship drama reveals the complexities of jealousy, love and desire

Jumbo

A treasure of peculiarity, which concerns itself more with the idea of a journey than the polished article