Monthly Archives: October 2013

Rocky Balboa (2006) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Rocky Balboa (2006) Directed by Sylvester Stallone. With Sylvester Stallone, Burt Young, Antonio Tarver, Geraldine Hughes and Milo Ventimiglia. The passing of time is often a cruel thing, as evidenced in Sylvester Stallone’s comeback of all comebacks, Rocky Balboa. How, … Continue reading

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Sunshine (2007) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Sunshine (2007) Directed by Danny Boyle. With Cillian Murphy, Michelle Yeoh, Rose Byrne and Chris Evans. The year is 2057 and the sun is dying. A team of astronauts are sent on a mission to re-ignite our dying star and … Continue reading

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Django Unchained (2012) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Django Unchained (2012) Directed by Quentin Tarantino. With Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington, Samuel L Jackson, Walton Goggins and Don Johnson. Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained is a bloody, revenge fuelled western that begins two years before the … Continue reading

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Zero Dark Thirty (2012) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Zero Dark Thirty (2012) Directed by Kathryn Bigelow. With Jessica Chastain, Joel Edgerton and Jason Clarke. The writer-director team of Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal re-team for Zero Dark Thirty, the chronicle of the manhunt for al-Qaeda founder, Osama Bin Laden. … Continue reading

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Cliffhanger (1993) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Cliffhanger (1993) Directed by Renny Harlin. With Sylvester Stallone, John Lithgow, Michael Rooker, Janine Turner and Rex Linn What do you get if you take the Die Hard premise, a Die Hard director,  set it in the rocky mountains, with … Continue reading

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Spaceballs (1987) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Spaceballs (1987) Directed by Mel Brooks. With Bill Pullman, John Candy, Rick Moranis, Mel Brooks, Daphne Zuniga and Dick Van Patten. In the years since Spaceballs, every man and his Wookie has had a swipe at/with Star Wars. Present day, … Continue reading

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Spider-Man 3 (2007) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Spider-Man 3 (2007) Directed by Sam Raimi. With Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco, Rosemary Harris, Thomas Haden Church, Topher Grace. As any soccer fan will testify, there are few things more frustrating than seeing your beloved team miss a … Continue reading

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