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...
http://alternativefilmreviews.blogspot.co.uk/
236 articles

Back to Black

Strangely sanitised biopic of Amy Winehouse fails to remotely touch on what made her famous

14 April 2024

Monster

Hirokazu Kore-eda returns with a fascinating, multi-layered approach to a seemingly simple story

22 March 2024

Bob Marley: One Love

A by-the-numbers biopic enlivened by a strong lead performance that brings the reggae legend to life

19 February 2024

The Zone of Interest

A disturbing look at the Holocaust that conveys its message without any graphic violence

5 February 2024

Tied for Second

Two talented comedians provide an entertaining stand-up double bill

30 August 2023

Gold!

Underwhelming crime-comedy that suffers from leaden writing and an inconsistent tone

25 August 2023