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Nico Marrone

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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.

Reviews: 70
Other Articles: 5

The Mauritanian

Unsure of what it wants to achieve, Kevin Macdonald’s legal drama never reaches the heights it desires

Back to the Wharf

Li Xiaofeng’s noir-inspired crime drama falls short due to an unfocused narrative

Mekong 2030

Thought-provoking anthology of films presenting unique visions for the future

My Favorite War

Stirring coming-of-age autobiographical documentary both for its subject and for Latvia

MANIPULATE festival [ONLINE]

Unboxed [ONLINE]

Ariel Doron delivers a minimalist exploration of loneliness, perfectly adapted to the digital stage

Online@theSpaceUK

Rosegold [ONLINE]

An enthralling exploration of the horrors of addiction and trauma

Soul

Soul might not be Pixar’s best work – but it is its most existential

Production Lines [via YouTube]

shrapnel [ONLINE]

A deeply relevant piece about kindness and community from an emerging theatre company

Yummy

Visceral gore-fest that slips too easily into tired old horror tropes

Online@theSpaceUK

Stranded

Marcia Kelson delivers a humorous take on mother-daughter relationships in the age of lockdown