Monthly Archives: February 2014

Tin Cup (1996) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Tin Cup (1996) Directed by Ron Shelton. With Kevin Costner, Rene Russo, Cheech Marin, Don Johnson, Rex Linn, Linda Hart and Dennis Burkley. This second sports-themed collaboration between director, Ron Shelton, and actor, Kevin Costner – the first being Bull … Continue reading

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Red Heat (1988) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Red Heat (1988) Directed by Walter Hill. With Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Belushi, Ed O’Ross, Peter Boyle, Laurence Fishbure and Gina Gershon. Given the recognised talent involved and the production weight behind it, it’s disappointing to find that Walter Hill’s buddy-cop … Continue reading

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Disgrace (2008) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Disgrace (2008) Directed by Steve Jacobs. With John Malkovich, Natalie Becker, Jessica Haines, Antionette Engel and Eriq Ebouaney. John Malkovich stars in this tense drama about a university professor, struggling to contain his inappropriate sexual urges towards one of his young … Continue reading

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Brewster’s Millions (1985) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Brewster’s Millions (1985) Directed by Walter Hill. With Richard Pryor, John Candy, Lonette Mckee, Stephen Collins, Jerry Orbach, Pat Hingle and Hume Cronyn. On the face of it, Brewster’s Millions is a great idea for a comedy. Montgomery Brewster (Richard … Continue reading

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Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995) Directed by Geoff Murphy. With Steven Seagal, Eric Bogosian, Everett McGill, Katherine Heigl and Morris Chestnut. Action-man Steven Seagal returns as Casey Ryback, the former Navy SEAL turned cook, in this busy, but uninspiring … Continue reading

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Commando (1985) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Commando (1985) Directed by Mark L Lester. With Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rae Dawn Chong, Vernon Wells, Bill Duke and Dan Hedaya. What Mark L Lester’s Commando lacks in brains, it makes up for in blunt testosterone. Arnold Schwarzenegger is John Matrix (really), … Continue reading

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Working Girl (1988) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Working Girl (1988) Directed by Mike Nichols. With Melanie Griffith, Harrison Ford, Sigourney Weaver, Alec Baldwin and Joan Cusack. With an array of Academy Award nominations bestowed upon on it, including three nods in acting categories and one for Best … Continue reading

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