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Nico Marrone

Bio

Nico somehow came into possession of an MScR in Postcolonial Literature from the University of Edinburgh, where he also served as the Film Editor for The Student. Now he writes Theatre reviews in order to keep himself busy.

19 Apr 2019

26 Mar 2019

Local Hero


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An excellent adaptation of a classic film that is hilarious, heartbreaking and all too relevant.

17 Mar 2019

Maiden


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Timely and necessary documentary about determination and female empowerment.


Hannah


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Visually stunning, albeit shallow, portrayal of denial and isolation primarily carried by the strength of its star.

8 Feb 2019

American Idiot


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A lack-lustre portrayal of disenfranchisement and teenage angst that only serves as a platform for Green Day’s music.

24 Jan 2019

Glasgow Girls


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Powerful musical stuns audience with heart-warming tale of friendship and tolerance.

7 Jan 2019

Lizzie


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Bland film with a strong central performance that adds little to the legacy of Lizzie Borden.

9 Dec 2018

The Old Man & the Gun


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Redford’s swansong is an excellent send-off and look back at the actor’s venerable career.

8 Dec 2018

Rhinoceros


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Although Theatre Paradok deliver a strong performance, they fail to make the societal statements they set out to.

24 Nov 2018

18 Nov 2018

10 Sep 2018

BlacKkKlansman


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Sleek 70’s crime-comedy is simultaneously a powerful critique on modern America.

29 Jul 2018

11 Jun 2018

3 Jun 2018

The Hour We Knew Nothing of Each Other


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Wils Wilson and Janice Parker’s experimental adaptation challenges assumptions about theatre and creates a special community, but doesn’t always hit the mark.