Merlin Harries

Merlin is a full-time resident in the world of academia and writes film reviews on a freelance basis. He cites his principle influences in life as Dr Albert Einstein, Dr Mark Kermode and Dr Peter Venkman. His ideal day involves a dressing gown, a rug and an ice-cold White Russian. His life philosophy is that if all else fails, go bowling.

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Latest Film Reviews

The Act Of Killing
People responsible for the mass murder of suspeced Communists at the onset of the military regime in 1965 are challenged to restage their actions and question the pride they still take in them.
The Hangover Part III
The Wolfpack try to rescue their pal.
Perlasca: The Courage Of A Just Man
It is the real story of Giorgio Perlasca (Luca Zingaretti). During the 1920s he was an Italian Fascist supporter...
The Place Beyond The Pines
On discovering that he has a baby son, a circus motorcycle stunt rider approaches responsibility by robbing banks, but runs afoul of a corrupt politician.
The Last Days Of Dolwyn
Villagers mount a campaign after a water company threatens to flood them out.
Valley Of Song
A village competition leads to rivalry and romance in a local choir.
Rust And Bone
A bare-knuckle boxer embarks on a relationship with an injured whale trainer.
The Walking Dead
Police officer Rick Grimes leads a group of survivors in a world overrun by zombies.
Our Paradise
A murderous sex worker strikes up a bond with a youngster he meets by chance.
The Mission
A father in San Francisco's Mission District, struggles to come to terms with his son's sexuality.


The Cinema according to Philip K. Dick
07 Sep 2006
The Cinema of Philip K. Dick
Too many Horror Remakes?
07 Sep 2006
The Hollywood Horror of Remakes

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