Monthly Archives: March 2015

Stakeout (1987) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Stakeout (1987) Directed by John Badham. With Richard Dreyfuss, Emilio Estevez, Madeleine Stowe, Aidan Quinn, Dan Lauria and Forest Whitaker. John Badham’s action-comedy, Stakeout, stars Richard Dreyfuss and Emilio Estevez as a pair of adolescent Seattle detectives given the job … Continue reading

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The Skeleton Twins (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

The Skeleton Twins (2014) Directed by Craig Johnson. With Bill Hader, Kristen Wiig, Luke Wilson, Ty Burrell, Boyd Holbrook, Joana Gleason. The pairing of Saturday Night Livers, Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig in any film has my immediate attention. Both … Continue reading

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Begin Again (2013) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Begin Again (2013) Directed by John Carney. With Keira Knightley, Mark Ruffalo, James Corden, Adam Levine, Hailee Steinfeld, Catherine Keener. After winning critical acclaim with his 2006 musical-romantic drama film, Once, writer-director John Carney returns to similar, albeit starrier ground … Continue reading

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Chef (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Chef (2014) Directed by Jon Favreau. With Jon Favreau, John Leguizamo, Bobby Cannavale, Emjay Anthony, Scarlett Johansson, Dustin Hoffman, Sofia Vergara, Oliver Platt and Robert Downey Jr. If you like great food, Latin jazz and a smile on your face … Continue reading

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A Lonely Place to Die (2011) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

A Lonely Place to Die (2011) Directed by Julian Gibley. With Melissa George, Ed Speleers, Alec Newman, Kate Magowan, Sean Harris and Karel Roden. Imagine Deliverance meets Cliffhanger, with a hint of Ransom and you should arrive somewhere near A … Continue reading

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Vanishing Point (1971) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Vanishing Point (1971) Directed by Richard C. Sarafian. With Barry Newman, Cleavon Little, Dean Jagger, Robert Donner, Lee Weaver, Victoria Medlin. Ever since Terrence Malick’s Badlands, I’ve been a huge fan of road movies. In 1991, Ridley Scott’s Thelma and Louise … Continue reading

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Fantastic Voyage (1966) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Fantastic Voyage (1966) Directed by Richard Fleischer. With Stephen Boyd, Raquel Welch, Edmond O’Brien, Donald Pleasence, Arthur O’ Connell and Arthur Kennedy. Some films are released and echo throughout time, remaining relevant and potent to live a life beyond a life. … Continue reading

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