Tag Archives: 2014

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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Welcome to Me (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Welcome to Me (2014) Directed by Shira Piven. With Kristen Wiig, Wes Bentley, James Marsden and Tim Robbins.  Kristen Wiig deserves credit for making unconventional career choices, especially considering those choices don’t always provide the best platform for her talents. … Continue reading

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Foxcatcher (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Foxcatcher (2014) Directed by Bennett Miller. With Channing Tatum, Mark Rufallo, Steve Carell, Sienna Miller and Vanessa Redgrave.  Is there anything more peculiar and random than real life!? Not if Bennett Miller’s Foxcatcher is anything to go by. This is … Continue reading

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A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014) Directed by Seth MacFarlane. With Seth MacFarlane, Charlize Theron, Liam Neeson, Giovanni Ribisi, Sarah Silverman, Amanda Seyfried and Neil Patrick Harris.  My girlfriend despises westerns; the bar fights, the dusty land, … Continue reading

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Tammy (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Tammy (2014) Directed by Ben Falcone. With Melissa McCarthy, Susan Sarandon, Kathy Bates, Alison Janney, Gary Cole, Mark Duplass and Dan Ackroyd.    I love road movies. I enjoy a good comedy too, and I think Melissa McCarthy is one … Continue reading

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The Babadook (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

The Babadook (2014) Directed by Jennifer Kent. With Essie Davis, Noah Wiseman, Daniel Henshall and Hayley McElhinney.  Written and directed by Jennifer Kent, The Babadook is a drama-horror-thriller (I think that’s the right order) about a bereaved single mother, Amelia (Essie Davis) … Continue reading

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While We’re Young (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

While We’re Young (2014) Directed by Noah Baumbach. With Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Adam Driver and Amanda Seyfried.  From acclaimed writer-director Noah Baumbach comes While We’re Young, a coming-of-un-age film about a couple in their 40’s who are befriended by … Continue reading

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Obvious Child (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Obvious Child (2014) Directed by Gillian Robespierre. With Jenny Slate, Jake Lacy, Polly Draper, Richard Kind, Gaby Hoffman, Stephen Singer and Gabe Liedman.  Co-written and directed by Gillian Robespierre (her debut offering), Obvious Child is a New York-based independent comedy-drama about Donna … Continue reading

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The Theory of Everything (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

The Theory of Everything (2014) Directed by James Marsh. With Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones and Charlie Cox.  With a host of Oscar nods under its belt, and a win for actor Eddie Redmayne playing theoretical physicist, Stephen Hawking – The Theory … Continue reading

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Lucy (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Lucy (2014) Directed by Luc Besson. With Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman and Choi Min-shik. Written and directed by Luc Besson, Lucy is a mind-bending science-fiction action film starring Scarlett Johansson as a woman who is unwittingly exposed to a drug (CPh4) which gives … Continue reading

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