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

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.

Eighth Grade Review

Teenage kicks of a very different kind in Bo Burnham’s excellent comedy-drama

Climax Review

There ain’t no party like a Gaspar Noé party.

Dave Made a Maze Review

A magical cardboard journey that sadly falls flat.

ArteKino Festival: Flesh Memory Review

An intriguing documentary about the life of camgirl Finley Blake.

LFF 2018: The Cannibal Club Review

The unusual appetites of a wealthy couple make for a deliciously dark satire.

LFF 2018: Étangs Noirs Review

An undelivered package takes one man on a journey across Brussels in this intriguing yet puzzling film.