Monthly Archives: March 2014

Bachelorette (2012) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Bachelorette (2012) Directed by Leslye Headland. With Kirsten Dunst, Lizzy Caplan, Isla Fisher, Rebel Wilson, Adam Scott and James Marsden. Take The Hangover, cook it in Bridesmaids and season with Sex and the City, what do you get? Unfortunately, something … Continue reading

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Vertigo (1958) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Vertigo (1958) Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. With James Stewart, Kim Novak, Tom Helmore and Barbara Bel Geddes. Adapted from the French novel, D’entre les morts, Alfred Hitchcock’s psychological masterpiece Vertigo is every bit the essential viewing that scholars and viewers … Continue reading

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Let It Ride (1989) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Let It Ride (1989) Directed by Joe Pytka. With Richard Dreyfuss, Teri Garr, David Johansen and Jennifer Tilly. Watching a celebrated actor like Richard Dreyfuss, utilising his talents in a comedy as mind-bogglingly trite as Joe Pytka’s Let It Ride, … Continue reading

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When Harry Met Sally (1989) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

When Harry Met Sally (1989) Directed by Rob Reiner. With Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan, Carrie Fisher and Bruno Kirby. The first thing that most people automatically think of, when prompted to reflect on Rob Reiner’s razor sharp rom-com, When Harry … Continue reading

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Supergirl (1984) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Supergirl (1984) Directed by Jeannot Szwarc. With Helen Slater, Faye Dunaway, Peter O’Toole, Hart Bochner, Marc McClure, Peter Cook, Mia Farrow, Brenda Vaccaro and Simon Ward. This colourful Superman spin-off, follows the adventures of Kara Zor-El, and her visit to … Continue reading

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The Perfect Storm (2000) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

The Perfect Storm (2000) Directed by Wolfgang Peterson. With George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Diane Lane, John Hawkes, Mary Elizabeth Matrantonio, John C. Reilly, William Fichtner, Allen Payne, Karen Allen, Michael Ironside and Bob Gunton. Coming three years after Titanic, in … Continue reading

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Slugs: The Movie (1988) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Slugs: The Movie (1988) Directed by Juan Piquer Simon. With Michael Garfield, Kim Terry and Philip MacHale. The only thing that moves slower than the carnivorous slugs in this Spanish/American horror production, is time. A quick bit of research reveals … Continue reading

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Children of the Corn: The Gathering (1996) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Children of the Corn: The Gathering (1996) Directed by Greg Spence. With Naomi Watts, Karen Black, Mark Salling. This straight-to-video instalment of the Children of the Corn series is noteworthy for just one reason…its top billed actress, a not-famous-yet Naomi … Continue reading

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Marooned (1969) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Marooned (1969) Directed by John Sturges. With Gregory Peck, Gene Hackman, Richard Crenna, David Janssen, James Franciscus, Lee Grant and Nancy Kovack. Released in 1969, just four months after the Apollo 11 moon landings, John Sturges’ outer space drama (based … Continue reading

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