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Jonny Sweet

@jonnyleesweet

After four years in the wanderlust wilderness, Jonny Sweet is back to the homeland to gorge himself on musical and cinematic catnip and scribble furiously in dimly lit rooms.

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Reviews: 281
Other Articles: 65
Edinburgh Filmhouse

Bacurau

Political satire meets violent thriller in captivating genre mash-up

Cineworld

Eden

Icelandic tale of love and narcotics

Cineworld

Driveways

Gentle heart-gladdener finds friendship in unlikely places

Glasgow Film Theatre

Denmark

Strong central performances can’t mask messy plot in twee black comedy

Glasgow Film Theatre

Initials SG

Character study of an aging Lothario whose ego outstrips all else

Glasgow Film Theatre

Measure for Measure

Contemporary Australian take on Shakespearean tale of morality and justice

Cineworld

Atlantis

Harrowing look at the real costs of war

Cineworld

Valley of Souls

Slow-paced drama lays bare the scars of Colombia’s recent history

CCA

Gutterbee

Middle-America satire grossly over-spices the sausage

Edinburgh Filmhouse

First Love

Crazy and chaotic gangster film which oozes style and subversive humour

Glasgow Film Theatre

Vivarium

Cynical sci-fi satire on parenthood and suburbia

Patrick

Offbeat comedy set inside a nudist camp explores the effects of grief and loss

Glasgow Film Theatre

Cook F**k Kill

Surreal take on the repetitive and inescapable nature of domestic abuse

Edinburgh Filmhouse

Queen of Hearts

Compelling portrayal of the righteous turned rotten

Of Montreal
UR FUN

Typically exuberant fare from synthpop veterans let down by lack of subtlety

Edinburgh Filmhouse

Jojo Rabbit

Nazi-bashing romp is as silly and serious as life itself