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About garethrhodes

Full-time lover of all things creative.

Everybody Wants Some!! (2016) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Everybody Wants Some!! (2016) Directed by Richard Linklater • Written by Richard Linklater With Blake Jenner, Tyler Hoechlin, Ryan Guzman, Wyatt Russell and Glen Powell. Everybody Wants Some!! introduces us to Jake (Blake Jenner), a carefree college baseball freshman in 1980 sharing … Continue reading

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Café Society (2016) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Café Society (2016) Directed by Woody Allen • Written by Woody Allen With Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Steve Carell, Corey Stoll and Blake Lively Woody Allen’s 47th film (his first shot on digital) is a dreamy trip back to grand old … Continue reading

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Christine (2016) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

  Christine (2016)  Directed by Antonio Campos • Written by Craig Shilowich With Rebecca Hall, Tracy Letts and Michael C. Hall The true story of 1970’s TV reporter, Christine Chubbuck, Antonio Campos’s biopic chronicles her life in the days leading up to … Continue reading

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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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