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Always (1989) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Always (1989) Directed by Steven Spielberg. With Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter, John Goodman and Audrey Hepburn.  Throughout his illustrious career, Steven Spielberg has often found himself in the sights of sniper critics who claim his work is riddled with a … Continue reading

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Look Who’s Talking (1989) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Look Who’s Talking (1989) Directed by Amy Heckerling. With Kirstie Alley, John Travolta, Olympia Dukasis and Bruce Willis.  There’s a lot about Look Who’s Talking that’s just plain lazy. It’s staggering today, to think it outperformed Back to the Future … Continue reading

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Tango & Cash (1989) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Tango & Cash (1989) Directed by Andrei Konchalovsky. With Sylvester Stallone, Kurt Russell, Teri Hatcher and Jack Palance. The wave of buddy-cop action-comedies of the 1980’s culminates with Tango & Cash. Sylvester Stallone is ‘Tango’ and Kurt Russell is ‘Cash’, … Continue reading

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Blue Steel (1989) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Blue Steel (1989) Directed by Kathryn Bigelow. With Jamie Lee Curtis, Ron Silver, Clancy Brown, Elizabeth Pena, Richard Jenkins and Louise Fletcher. Directed and co-written by Kathryn Bigelow, Blue Steel is an edgy cop-thriller starring Jamie Lee Curtis as Megan … Continue reading

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Road House (1989) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Road House (1989) Directed by Rowdy Herrington. With Patrick Swayze, Kelly Lynch, Sam Elliot, Ben Gazzara and Kevin Tighe. It’s hard to believe that Roadhouse was made with a straight face. Moreover, I don’t believe it was. None of anything … Continue reading

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Shotgun (1989) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Shotgun (1989) Directed by Addison Randall. With Stuart Chapin. Shit. That’s the word that most accurately sums up writer-director Addison Randall’s low budget revenge film, Shotgun. Ironing your own face for 84-minutes might prove a more enjoyable activity than sitting … Continue reading

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Batman (1989) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Batman (1989) Directed by Tim Burton. With Michael Keaton, Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger, Pat Hingle, Billy Dee Williams, Michael Gough, Jack Palance and Jerry Hall. It’s hard to do justice to the hype that surrounded the release of Tim Burton’s … Continue reading

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Let It Ride (1989) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Let It Ride (1989) Directed by Joe Pytka. With Richard Dreyfuss, Teri Garr, David Johansen and Jennifer Tilly. Watching a celebrated actor like Richard Dreyfuss, utilising his talents in a comedy as mind-bogglingly trite as Joe Pytka’s Let It Ride, … Continue reading

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