Monthly Archives: November 2015

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 (2014) Directed by Francis Lawrence. With Jennifer Lawrence, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Julianne Moore, Josh Hutcherson, Donald Sutherland, Woody Harrelson and Liam Hemsworth.  As has become the tradition with film franchises that generate aircraft … Continue reading

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The Babadook (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

The Babadook (2014) Directed by Jennifer Kent. With Essie Davis, Noah Wiseman, Daniel Henshall and Hayley McElhinney.  Written and directed by Jennifer Kent, The Babadook is a drama-horror-thriller (I think that’s the right order) about a bereaved single mother, Amelia (Essie Davis) … Continue reading

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The Martian (2015) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

The Martian (2015) Directed by Ridley Scott. With Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, Michael Pena, Sean Bean, Kate Mara, Askel Hennie, Benedict Wong and Chiwetel Ejiofor. Widely speaking, Ridley Scott’s return to science-fiction was considered a rough … Continue reading

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It Follows (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

It Follows (2014) Directed by Robert David Mitchell. With Maika Monroe, Lili Sepe, Jake Weary, Keir Gilchrist and Daniel Zovatto.  BBC film critic Danny Leigh admitted to “waking up in the middle of the night, sobbing” after a screening of … Continue reading

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