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Young Guns (1988) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Young Guns (1988) Directed by Christopher Cain. With Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips, Casey Siemaszko, Charlie Sheen, Dermot Mulroney, Terence Stamp and Jack Palance.  Young Guns is an example of a film elevated by the fun of watching … Continue reading

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Bull Durham (1988) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Bull Durham (1988) Directed by Ron Shelton. With Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins.  Headed up by the star power of Kevin Costner, Bull Durham is a romantic-drama set in the world of minor league baseball. The debut of … Continue reading

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Big (1988) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Big (1988) Directed by Penny Marshall. With Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, Robert Loggia, John Heard, Jared Rushton and David Moscow. Co-written by Ann Spielberg (sister of Steven) and Gary Ross, Penny Marshall’s Big is a fantasy-comedy about Joshua, a 13-year-old … Continue reading

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Cocoon: The Return (1988) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Cocoon: The Return (1988) Directed by Daniel Petrie. With Don Ameche, Wilford Brimley, Courteney Cox, Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy, Jack Gilford and Steve Guttenberg. Much of the cast that made the 1985 Cocoon film such a warm experience return for … Continue reading

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Deadly Pursuit (1988) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Deadly Pursuit (1988) Directed by Roger Spottiswoode. With Sidney Poitier, Tom Berenger, Kirstie Alley and Clancy Brown. It could be said that Deadly Pursuit is a film with an identity crisis. Released under the title Shoot to Kill, in the US, … Continue reading

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Red Heat (1988) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Red Heat (1988) Directed by Walter Hill. With Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Belushi, Ed O’Ross, Peter Boyle, Laurence Fishbure and Gina Gershon. Given the recognised talent involved and the production weight behind it, it’s disappointing to find that Walter Hill’s buddy-cop … Continue reading

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Working Girl (1988) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Working Girl (1988) Directed by Mike Nichols. With Melanie Griffith, Harrison Ford, Sigourney Weaver, Alec Baldwin and Joan Cusack. With an array of Academy Award nominations bestowed upon on it, including three nods in acting categories and one for Best … Continue reading

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