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About garethrhodes

Full-time lover of all things creative.

La La Land (2016) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

La La Land (2016) Directed by Damien Chazzelle With Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone La La Land. An Oscar-winning musical starring two of the hottest screen stars in town. Sounds like something from the 1950’s, and well, that’d be just … Continue reading

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Camp X-Ray (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Camp X-Ray (2014) Directed by Peter Sattler • Written by Peter Sattler With Kristen Stewart and Peyman Moaadi Previously known for his work as a graphic artist, Camp X-Ray is the low-budget directorial debut of Peter Sattler. Kristen Stewart stars as … Continue reading

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The Rookie (1990) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

The Rookie (1990) Directed by Clint Eastwood With Clint Eastwood, Charlie Sheen, Raul Julia and Sonia Braga The Rookie is an expensive looking action movie with all the ingredients and little flavour. With Clint Eastwood behind the megaphone, casting himself … Continue reading

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Open Water 3: Cage Dive (2017) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Open Water 3: Cage Dive (2017) Directed by Gerald Rascionato The found-footage formula is stretched to its limit with Open Water 3: Cage Dive, an Australian shark thriller in which we’re asked to give two shits about a romantic entanglement subplot involving … Continue reading

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London Has Fallen (2016) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

London Has Fallen (2016) Directed by Babak Najafi With Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Angela Bassett, Morgan Freeman, Waleed Zuaiter and Radha Mitchell London Has Fallen is the action-thriller sequel to Olympus Has Fallen that no-one asked for – a movie about a terrorist attack … Continue reading

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John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

John Wick Chapter 2 (2017)  Directed by Chad Stahelski  • Written by David Kolstad With Keanu Reeves, Riccardo Scamarcio, Ian McShane, Ruby Rose, Common, John Leguizamo and Laurence Fishburne It’s fair to say that 2014’s John Wick took more than few … Continue reading

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Lethal Weapon (1987) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Lethal Weapon (1987) Directed by Richard Donner With Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Mitchell Ryan. The film that began a series of engaging buddy-cop action-comedies, Richard Donner’s Lethal Weapon introduces the sparky pairing of Mel Gibson and Danny Glover … Continue reading

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