Monthly Archives: March 2014

Elysium (2013) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Elysium (2013) Directed by Neill Blomkamp. With Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley, Alice Braga and William Fichtner. Released to the sound of universal critical acclaim, District 9 showcased what an exciting talent South African film maker, Neill Blomkamp is. … Continue reading

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Stoker (2013) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Stoker (2013) Directed by Chan-wook Park. With Mia Wasikowska, Matthew Goode and Nicole Kidman. Brutality and beauty are very often joined at the hip, which is exactly the case in South Korean director,  Chan-wook Park’s first English language film, Stoker. … Continue reading

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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) Directed by Francis Lawrence. With Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Lenny Kravitz, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Stanley Tucci and Donald Sutherland. Despite a change of director, this second film adaptation … Continue reading

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Total Recall (1990) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Total Recall (1990) Directed by Paul Verhoeven. With Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone, Michael Ironside, Rachel Ticotin and Ronny Cox. This loose adaptation of the Philip K. Dick story, ‘We Can Remember It for You Wholesale‘, is a violent, fun-packed science-fiction … Continue reading

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Chronicle (2012) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Chronicle (2012) Directed by Josh Trank. With Dane DeHaan, Alex Russell, Michael B Jordan and Michael Kelly. As the market gradually expands, producing a fresh take on the superhero genre is more and more, becoming a harder thing to achieve. … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Fever (1977) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Saturday Night Fever (1977) Directed by John Badham. With John Travolta and Karen Lynn Gorney. If you want a feelgood late 1970’s John Travolta film, brimming with tunes that inspire you to get off the couch and throw some shapes, … Continue reading

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High Fidelity (2000) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

High Fidelity (2000) Directed by Stephen Frears. With John Cusack, Jack Black, Iben Hjejle, Todd Louiso, Lisa Bonet and Catherine Zeta-Jones. Based on the Nick Hornby book of the same name, and directed by Stephen Frears, High Fidelity tells the … Continue reading

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