Tag Archives: 2015

Bone Tomahawk (2015) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Bone Tomahawk (2015) Directed by S. Craig Zahler. With Kurt Russell, Patrick Wilson, Matthew Fox, Richard Jenkins. Director S. Craig Zahler proves himself one to watch with his debut big screen offering, Bone Tomahawk, a descent-into-hell western starring Kurt Russell as … Continue reading

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Into the Forest (2015) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Into the Forest (2015) Directed by Patricia Rozema. With Ellen Page, Evan Rachel Wood and Callum Keith Rennie.  How do you make an effective drama-thriller about a power cut? You hire writer-director Patricia Rozema, that’s how. Into the Forest is … Continue reading

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Brooklyn (2015) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Brooklyn (2015) Directed by John Crowley. With Saoirse Ronan, Emory Cohen, Domhnall Gleeson, Julie Walters and Jim Broadbent.  Adapted from Colm Tóibín’s original novel by screenwriter Nick Hornby, the multi-award winning Brooklyn is a torn-between-two-worlds romantic-drama about Eilis (Saoirse Ronan), a … Continue reading

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Emelie (2015) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Emelie (2015) Directed by Michael Thelin. With Sarah Bolger, Chris Beetem, Joshua Rush, Carly Adams and Elizabeth Jayne.  As a man with no children, sat in my living room feeling tense and uncomfortable in the company of Michael Thelin’s taught … Continue reading

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The Intern (2015) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

The Intern (2015) Directed by Nancy Meyers. With Robert De Niro, Anne Hathaway and Rene Russo.  Nancy Meyers’ latest relationship comedy-drama, The Intern, pairs the unlikely duo of Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway to surprisingly feelgood effect. With an … Continue reading

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Creed (2015) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Creed (2015) Directed by Ryan Coogler. With Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone and Tessa Thompson.  After achieving critical acclaim together on 2013’s Fruitvale Station, the teaming of writer-director Ryan Coogler and actor, Michael B. Jordan takes an unlikely left turn … Continue reading

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Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014) Directed by Matthew Vaughn. With Colin Firth, Taron Edgerton, Samuel L. Jackson and Mark Strong.  The dream-team writer-director pairing of Matthew Vaughn and Jane Goldman with graphic novelist Mark Millar strikes again. In 2010, everyone … Continue reading

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Cop Car (2015) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Cop Car (2015) Directed by Jon Watts. With Kevin Bacon, Hays Wellford and James Freedson-Jackson. Based on title alone, Jon Watts’s Cop Car isn’t a film that’s going all out to sell itself, but, with Kevin Bacon playing ‘bad cop’ … Continue reading

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Cinderella (2015) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Cinderella (2015) Directed by Kenneth Branagh. With Lily James, Cate Blanchett, Richard Madden, Helena Bonham Carter and Derek Jacobi.  Kenneth Branagh has aligned himself with classic stories, over the years. From William Shakespeare to Mary Shelley, as a director, he’s … Continue reading

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He Never Died (2015) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

He Never Died (2015) Directed by Jason Krawczyk. With Henry Rollins, Kate Greenhouse and Jordan Todosey.  From writer-director Jason Krawczyk, comes He Never Died, a supernatural crime-thriller starring Henry Rollins as a fallen angel called Jack. A good day for … Continue reading

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