Tag Archives: 2011

You’re Next (2011) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

You’re Next (2011) Directed by Adam Wingard. With Sharni Vinson, Nicholas Tucci, Wendy Glenn, A. J. Bowen and Joe Swanberg. Boasting a ‘certified fresh‘ rating of 78% on Rotten Tomatoes (to date), it seems the film critics of the world … Continue reading

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Win Win (2011) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Win Win (2011) Directed by Thomas McCarthy. With Paul Giamatti, Alex Shaffer, Amy Ryan, Jeffrey Tambor, Bobby Cannavale, Burt Young, Melanie Lynskey. Written and directed by Thomas McCarthy, Win Win tells the story of a luckless lawyer and part-time wrestling … Continue reading

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A Lonely Place to Die (2011) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

A Lonely Place to Die (2011) Directed by Julian Gibley. With Melissa George, Ed Speleers, Alec Newman, Kate Magowan, Sean Harris and Karel Roden. Imagine Deliverance meets Cliffhanger, with a hint of Ransom and you should arrive somewhere near A … Continue reading

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Melancholia (2011) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Melancholia (2011) Directed by Lars Von Trier. With Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Kiefer Sutherland, John Hurt, Charlotte Rampling, Udo Kier, Stellan Skarsgard and Alexader Skarsgard. Danish auteur Lars Von Trier, has proved himself to be a somewhat divisive individual. Declared … Continue reading

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Source Code (2011) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Source Code (2011) Directed by Duncan Jones. With Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga and Jeffrey Wright. With Moon, Duncan Jones affectionately recalled a bygone era of science-fiction, which instantly framed him as one of the most exciting young directors … Continue reading

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Last Days Here (2011) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Last Days Here (2011) Directed by Don Argott and Demian Fenton. With Bobby Liebling and Sean Pelletier Ever heard of a hard rock/metal band called Pentagram? Well, unless you’re an aficionado of the early 1970’s underground rock scene, it’s unlikely. … Continue reading

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The Thing (2011) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

The Thing (2011) Directed by Matthijs van Heijningen Jr. With Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Joel Edgerton, Ulrich Thomsen, Eric Christian Olsen. This prequel to John Carpenter’s film of the same name plays as a functional and meticulously loyal companion to the … Continue reading

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Cowboys & Aliens (2011) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Cowboys & Aliens (2011) Directed by Jon Favreau. With Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Olivia Wilde and Sam Rockwell. What promises to be a mega-budget, all-star slice of B-movie fun is instead yet another session of Hollywood hoop jumping with a … Continue reading

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A Dangerous Method (2011) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

A Dangerous Method (2011) Directed by David Cronenberg. With Keira Knightley, Michael Fassbender and Viggo Mortensen. Adapted from John Kerr’s 1993 non-fiction A Most Dangerous Method: The story of Jung, Freud, and Sabina Spielrein, David Crononeberg’s film plays as a sometimes engaging … Continue reading

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True Grit (2011) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

True Grit (2011) Directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. With Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin and Hailee Steinfeld. So…it turns out they do make ’em like they used to! More than that – they make ’em better. I recall … Continue reading

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