Monthly Archives: April 2016

The Drop (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

The Drop (2014) Directed by Michaël R. Roskam. With Tom Hardy, James Gandolfini, Matthias Schoenaerts and Noomi Rapace.  Michaël R. Roskam’s The Drop is the story of two cousins (Hardy and Gandolfini) working in a Brooklyn ‘drop’ bar called ‘Cousin Marv’s‘, which doubles as a … Continue reading

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Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014) Directed by Matthew Vaughn. With Colin Firth, Taron Edgerton, Samuel L. Jackson and Mark Strong.  The dream-team writer-director pairing of Matthew Vaughn and Jane Goldman with graphic novelist Mark Millar strikes again. In 2010, everyone … Continue reading

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Cop Car (2015) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Cop Car (2015) Directed by Jon Watts. With Kevin Bacon, Hays Wellford and James Freedson-Jackson.  Based on title alone, Jon Watts’s Cop Car isn’t a film that’s going all out to sell itself, but, with Kevin Bacon playing ‘bad cop’ … Continue reading

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Cinderella (2015) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Cinderella (2015) Directed by Kenneth Branagh. With Lily James, Cate Blanchett, Richard Madden, Helena Bonham Carter and Derek Jacobi.  Kenneth Branagh has aligned himself with classic stories, over the years. From William Shakespeare to Mary Shelley, as a director, he’s … Continue reading

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In Her Shoes (2005) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

In Her Shoes (2005) Directed by Curtis Hanson. With Cameron Diaz, Toni Collette and Shirley MacLaine. The poster for In Her Shoes proclaims -‘from the director of L.A. Confidential‘ – as it teases a flirtatious Cameron Diaz and a cute little … Continue reading

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Wild (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Wild (2014) Directed by Jean-Marc Vallée. With Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, Thomas Sadoski and Michiel Huisman.  Adapted by Nick Hornby from a memoir by Cheryl Strayed, Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, and directed by Dallas Buyers Club … Continue reading

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He Never Died (2015) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

He Never Died (2015) Directed by Jason Krawczyk. With Henry Rollins, Kate Greenhouse and Jordan Todosey.  From writer-director Jason Krawczyk, comes He Never Died, a supernatural crime-thriller starring Henry Rollins as a fallen angel called Jack. A good day for … Continue reading

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