Mari Jones

Writer, avid filmmaker and all around nerd. I’m a resident film reviewer for The Digital Fix, and I also write my own blog (square-eyed-geek) about anything and everything film or TV related. Obsessed with horror, Marvel and Tarantino, not necessarily in that order. Follow me on Twitter @squareeyedgeek.

My Content

GFF 2021: Black Bear Review

A grizzly tale about jealousy, desire and our destruction of others.

GFF 2021: Riders of Justice Review

Revenge might be the perfect form of therapy in this hilarious and unexpectedly poignant thriller.

GFF 2021: Minari Review

Lee Isaac Chung’s drama is a moving, richly-textured portrait of family life, and the opening film of this year’s Glasgow Film Festival.

Highlights of the 2021 Glasgow Film Festival

Mari Jones looks at the best films being screened at next week's Glasgow Film Festival 2021.

Relic Blu-ray Review

Keeping it in the family in Natalie Erika James’ chilling horror.

Koko-di Koko-da Review

If you go down to the woods today…you might end up reliving your worst fears.

Revenge – The female perspective and the destruction of the male gaze

A blood-soaked, stylish, and intense rollercoaster ride of a film that enthralls from start to finish. But it’s the spectacularly realised female perspective that makes Coralie Fargeat’s film truly fresh and exciting.

The Complicated World of Sisterly Love

Mari Jones explores the perfect portrayal of sisters in Fleabag and This Way Up.

The Endless Appeal of the Tarantinoesque: Part 2

Mari Jones continues her exploration of the fascinating cinematic language of Quentin Tarantino.

The Endless Appeal of the Tarantinoesque: Part 1

Mari Jones delves into the wonderful cinematic worlds of Quentin Tarantino.

QT8: The First Eight Review

A fascinating documentary exploring the blood, brilliance and controversy of Quentin Tarantino’s first eight films.

Once Upon a Time… in Tarantino Land

In conjunction with the Blu-ray release of Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood, Mari Jones takes a further look into the world of the Tarantinoesque.

Upgrade: Limited Edition Review

This Limited Edition Blu-ray release of Leigh Whannell’s smart sci-fi is well worth the Upgrade.

LFF 2019: Deerskin Review

Jean Dujardin is dressed to kill in Quentin Dupieux’s dark comedy.

LFF 2019: The Lodge Review

A horrifying tale of grief and isolation that will chill you to the bone.

LFF 2019: Waves Review

The kids aren’t alright in Trey Edward Shults’ hypnotic drama.

LFF 2019: Pink Wall Review

Love and all the messy bits that come with it in Tom Cullen’s wonderful relationship drama.

LFF 2019: End of the Century Review

A blast from the past in Lucio Castro’s intriguing relationship drama.

LFF 2019: Rewind Review

A devastating documentary that revisits a painful past.

Of Flesh and Blood: The Cinema of Hirokazu Kore-eda Review

Loss and family take centre stage in this exceptional Hirokazu Kore-eda boxset.