Monthly Archives: October 2014

Edge of Tomorrow (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Edge of Tomorrow (2014) Directed by Doug Liman. With Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton and Brendan Gleeson. Someone asked me how I’d describe Edge of Tomorrow, earlier today. The first thing that popped into my head was to say … Continue reading

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The Constant Gardener (2005) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

The Constant Gardener (2005) Directed by Fernando Meirelles. With Ralph Fiennes, Rachel Wiesz, Danny Huston, Bill Nighy and Donald Sumpter. Despite moving from his native land to direct thrillers starring household names, Brazilian film-maker Fernando Meirelles is perhaps still best known for … Continue reading

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Lost in Translation (2003) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Lost in Translation (2003) Directed by Sofia Coppola. With Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson. Most of us know the feeling of landing in a foreign country, where everything is familiar, but yet completely different at the same time. The language … Continue reading

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Dallas Buyers Club (2013) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Dallas Buyers Club (2013) Directed Jean-Marc Vallée. With Matthew McConaughey, Jared Leto, Steve Zahn and Jennifer Garner. I’ve read and heard it said of Jean-Marc Vallée Dallas Buyers Club, that it is a film defined by its performances, above than anything … Continue reading

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Hot Tub Time Machine (2010) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Hot Tub Time Machine (2010) Directed by Steve Pink. With John Cusack, Rob Corddry, Craig Robinson and Sebastian Stan. Directed by Steve Pink, Hot Tub Time Machine is a riotous comedy that is every inch as ridiculous as you might … Continue reading

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The Way Way Back (2013) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

The Way Way Back (2013) Directed by Nat Faxon and Jim Rash. With Liam James, Sam Rockwell, Toni Collette, Steve Carell and Allison Janney. Writer/directing duo Nat Faxon and Jim Rash’s debut film, The Way Way Back, is a good … Continue reading

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This Is 40 (2012) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

This Is 40 (2012) Directed by Judd Apatow. With Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann, Maud Apatow, Iris Apatow, Jason Segel and Megan Fox. Billed as a ‘sort of sequel to Knocked Up’, writer/director Judd Apatow takes an intriguing left turn in … Continue reading

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