About Conor Smyth

Conor Smyth Conor Smyth is the Film Editor at The Thin Air and regular Banterflix contributor. Follow him @csmythrun.

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First Man

October 19th, 2018 | by Conor Smyth

How far would you travel to get away from everyone you love? Would 400,000 kilometres be enough? Damien Chazelle is …


October 11th, 2018 | by Conor Smyth

Isn’t the point of anti-heroes that they’re not dull? Great power, great responsibility? That’s Peter Parker’s deal. He’s gotta defeat …

A Star Is Born

October 3rd, 2018 | by Conor Smyth

A Star Is Born is unstoppable. It’s got audience affection and Academy respectability in its sights, and it barrels straight …

Night School

September 28th, 2018 | by Conor Smyth

From: The Administrative Office, Movie House Academy Subject: Group Assessment Feedback Dear parents, As you are aware, your children’s class was …

Cold War

September 28th, 2018 | by Conor Smyth

The crystalline Ida (2013), about a novitiate nun in 1960’s Poland, whose discovery of a family secret provided a window into her …

The Predator

September 14th, 2018 | by Conor Smyth

The main action of The Predator, the unconvincing, Shane Black-helmed attempt to return the thirty year-old franchise to box office …

Crazy Rich Asians

September 12th, 2018 | by Conor Smyth

Romantic comedies get a bad rep because the obstacle between the lovers is a joke. There’s a misunderstanding, a misreading …

The Nun

September 7th, 2018 | by Conor Smyth

A creaky convent horror in desperate need of absolution, The Nun is the latest in Warner Brothers’ credibility-stretching attempts to …

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