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Ghost Town (2008) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Ghost Town (2008). Directed by David Koepp. With Ricky Gervais, Greg Kinnear and Tea Leoni. There is something distinctly Capra-esque about David Koepp’s Ghost Town, a film about a curmudgeonly Englishman in New York (Gervais) who gains the ability to … 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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Young Guns II: Blaze of Glory (1990) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Young Guns II: Blaze of Glory (1990) Directed by Geoff Murphy. With Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips, Christian Slater, Alan Ruck and William Petersen.  Geoff Murphy takes the directorial reigns for Young Guns II: Blaze of Glory, adding … Continue reading

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Twister (1996) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Twister (1996) Directed by Jan de Bont. With Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Jami Gertz. Following-up on his success directing the Keanu Reeves action-thriller Speed, ex-cinematographer-turned-director Jan de Bont’s Hollywood stock had risen. With a screenplay co-written by … Continue reading

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Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986) Directed by John Hughes. With Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Mia Sara, Jeffrey Jones, Jennifer Grey, Cindy Pickett and Lyman Ward. I don’t often stand opposed to the consensus of opinion when it comes to recognised … Continue reading

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