Monthly Archives: April 2014

Source Code (2011) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Source Code (2011) Directed by Duncan Jones. With Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga and Jeffrey Wright. With Moon, Duncan Jones affectionately recalled a bygone era of science-fiction, which instantly framed him as one of the most exciting young directors … Continue reading

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Captain Phillips (2013) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Captain Phillips (2013) Directed by Paul Greengrass. With Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi, Barkhad Abdirahman, Faysal Ahmed, Mahat M.Ali and Michael Chernus. How well you know the real story behind Paul Greengrass’ tense depiction of the hijacking of an American cargo … Continue reading

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Deadly Pursuit (1988) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Deadly Pursuit (1988) Directed by Roger Spottiswoode. With Sidney Poitier, Tom Berenger, Kirstie Alley and Clancy Brown. It could be said that Deadly Pursuit is a film with an identity crisis. Released under the title Shoot to Kill, in the US, … Continue reading

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Batman (1989) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Batman (1989) Directed by Tim Burton. With Michael Keaton, Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger, Pat Hingle, Billy Dee Williams, Michael Gough, Jack Palance and Jerry Hall. It’s hard to do justice to the hype that surrounded the release of Tim Burton’s … Continue reading

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Sideways (2004) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Sideways (2004) Directed by Alexander Payne. With Paul Giamatti, Thomas Haden Church, Virginia Madsen and Sandra Oh. Adapted from Rex Pickett’s 2004 novel of the same name, Alexander Payne’s road movie to the Californian wine country is a two hour … Continue reading

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Total Recall (2012) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Total Recall (2012) Directed by Len Wiseman. With Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel and Bryan Cranston. Love it or loathe it, one thing about Paul Verhoeven’s Total Recall was that it was memorable. Sure, we all know that Arnold … Continue reading

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Thor: The Dark World (2013) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Thor: The Dark World (2013) Directed Alan Taylor. With Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Anthony Hopkins, Tom Hiddleston, Christopher Eccleston and Idris Elba. In the wake of Joss Whedon’s ground-breaking superhero team-up, Avengers Assemble, the universe of characters and situations belonging … Continue reading

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