Adam Simcox

English Lit and Film Postgraduate at the University of Exeter. Looking to move into criticism but also interested in screenwriting.

Favorite films

  • A Ghost Story
  • First Reformed
  • Terrorizers
  • The Souvenir

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  • Radioactive

    ★★½

  • Wild Strawberries

    ★★★½

  • A Star Is Born

    ★★★

  • A Star Is Born

    ★★★★

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  • Yi Yi

    Yi Yi

    ★★★★★

    Finally

  • The Batman

    The Batman

    ★★★½

    Initially, it appears as though Reeves may well be taking us in an entirely new direction – something murky, deserving of the neo-noir influences it wears on its sleeve. Gotham is rendered as gothic as its name demands, a city at the forefront of its peoples’ daily concerns. Our heroes are indistinguishable from our villains – and particularly him in the titular role.
    Batman, early on, is a broken, tarnished vigilante far more than he is a hero. A vengeful,…