Nico Marrone

Assistant Theatre Editor
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.
120 articles


A terrifyingly claustrophobic experience that highlights the talents of a freshman director

21 April 2019

The Nightshifter

Directorial debut slips into cliche despite the strength of its cast and background elements.

20 April 2019

One Big Happy Family

A myriad of short films highlighting the horrors of familial relationships.

19 April 2019

Local Hero

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

26 March 2019


Timely and necessary documentary about determination and female empowerment.

17 March 2019


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

17 March 2019

American Idiot

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

8 February 2019

Glasgow Girls

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

24 January 2019


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

7 January 2019

The Old Man & the Gun

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

9 December 2018