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Lethal Weapon (1987) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Lethal Weapon (1987) Directed by Richard Donner With Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Mitchell Ryan. The film that began a series of engaging buddy-cop action-comedies, Richard Donner’s Lethal Weapon introduces the sparky pairing of Mel Gibson and Danny Glover … Continue reading

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Speed (1994) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Speed (1994) Directed by Jan de Bont. With Keanu Reeves, Jeff Daniels, Sandra Bullock, Joe Morton and Dennis Hopper.  “Pop quiz, hotshot. There’s a bomb on a bus. Once the bus goes 50 miles an hour, the bomb is armed. … Continue reading

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The Killing Zone (1991) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

The Killing Zone (1991) Directed by Addison Randall. With Deron McBee, Armando Silvestre and James Dalesandro. It’s a Z-list action film. Forgive me for cutting to the chase, but that’s all you really need to know about writer/director Addison Randall’s … Continue reading

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Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014) Directed by Kenneth Branagh. With Chris Pine, Kevin Costner, Keira Knightley and Kenneth Branagh. Kenneth Branagh, the same director who brought the world Henry V, Much Ado About Nothing and Hamlet, has in recent times, … Continue reading

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Rambo (2008) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Rambo (2008) Directed by Sylvester Stallone. With Sylvester Stallone, Julie Benz, Matthew Marsden, Graham McTavish, Paul Schulze, Tim Kang and Jake La Botz. Not content with just taking the starring role, Sylvester Stallone takes the megaphone as director for this … Continue reading

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