Monthly Archives: March 2017

Solitary Man (2010) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Solitary Man (2010)  Directed by Brian Koppelman & David Levien • Written by Brian Koppelman With Michael Douglas, Susan Sarandon, Jesse Eisenberg, Mary-Louise Parker, Imogen Poots, Jenna Fischer and Danny DeVito Halfway into his sixth decade, the sight of Michael Douglas … Continue reading

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Jackie (2016) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Jackie (2016)  Directed by Pablo Larraín • Written by Noah Oppenheim With Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig, Billy Crudup and John Hurt Told largely from the perspective of the person closest to one of the most shocking events in post-war American history, … Continue reading

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Hell or High Water (2016) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Hell or High Water (2016) Directed by David Mackenzie • Written by Taylor Sheridan With Ben Foster, Chris Pine, Jeff Bridges and Gil Birmingham A collaboration between Starred Up director David Mackenze and Sicario writer, Taylor Sheridan, Hell or High Water … Continue reading

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Arrival (2016) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Arrival (2016) Directed by Denis Villeneuve • Written by Eric Heisserer With Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner and Forest Whitaker There’s a mournful nature to much of Denis Villeneuve’s work, which is forefront in the tone of Arrival, an intelligent science-fiction drama-thriller … Continue reading

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Central Intelligence (2016) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Central Intelligence (2016) Directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber • Written by Ike Barinholtz, David Stasson & Rawsom Marshall Thurber With Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jason Bateman, Aaron Paul, Amy Ryan and Danielle Nicolet His first feature since the amusing road comedy, We’re … Continue reading

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The Greasy Strangler (2016) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

The Greasy Strangler (2016) Directed by Jim Hosking • Written by Jim Hosking & Toby Harvard With Michael St. Michaels, Sky Elobar and Elizabeth De Razzo Jim Hosking’s The Greasy Strangler is like one of David Lynch’s more surreal nightmares – … Continue reading

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