Monthly Archives: January 2013

The Big Steal (1949) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

The Big Steal (1949) Directed by Don Siegel. With Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, Patric Knowles, Ramon Novarro and William Bendix. One thing you won’t leave ‘The Big Steal’ in any doubt about is Robert Mitchum’s ability to handle himself in … Continue reading

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Everything Must Go (2010) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Everything Must Go (2012) Directed by Dan Rush. With Will Ferrell, Rebecca Hall, Stephen Root, Christopher Jordan Wallace,  Michael Pena and Laura Dern. Will Ferrell stars as Nick Halsey in this drama/comedy about an alcoholic whose life has hit rock … Continue reading

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The Cabin in the Woods (2011) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

The Cabin in the Woods (2011) Directed by Drew Goddard. With Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison, Bradley Whitford, Richard Jenkins, Fran Kranz, Amy Acker and Jesse Williams. Directed by Drew Goddard and co-written with geek messiah Joss Whedon, it’s … Continue reading

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Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2011) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2011) Directed by David Gelb. With Jiro Ono. As someone with a chronic allergy to seafood, watching sushi master Jiro Ono going to work on his inspired collection of recipes is equal parts cruel and inspirational. … Continue reading

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Basic Instinct 2:Risk Addiction (2006) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Basic Instinct 2:Risk Addiction (2006) Directed by Michael Caton-Jones. With Sharon Stone, David Morrissey, David Thewlis, Charlotte Rampling, Hugh Dancy and Neil Maskell.   As a huge admirer of Paul Verhoeven’s 1992 erotic psychological thriller Basic Instinct, I take absolutely no … Continue reading

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