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Alien (1979) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Alien (1979) Directed by Ridley Scott. With Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, John Hurt, Ian Holm, Yaphet Kotto, Harry Dean Stanton and Veronica Cartwright. I’d like to put “In space, no one can hear you scream” forward as the greatest ever movie … Continue reading

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Species (1995) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Species (1995) Directed by Roger Donaldson. With Ben Kingsley, Natasha Henstridge, Michael Madsen, Forest Whitaker, Michelle Williams and Alfred Molina. Roger Donaldson’s Species is a pervy sci-fi thriller about a genetically engineered creature (a young Michelle Williams) that escapes from … Continue reading

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Creature (1985) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Creature (1985) Directed by William Malone. With Stan Iver, Wendy Schaal, Klaus Kinski and Lyman Ward. Roger Corman might be many things, but no-one can blame him for this cheap and nasty ‘Alien’ clone, which in truth, has the very … Continue reading

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Galaxy of Terror (1981) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Galaxy of Terror (1981) Directed by Bruce D Clark. With Edward Albert, Erin Moran, Ray Walston. Perhaps the most notable thing about this Roger Corman produced ‘Alien‘ knock-off,  is a name you’ll find buried in its production design credits – a … Continue reading

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Sunshine (2007) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Sunshine (2007) Directed by Danny Boyle. With Cillian Murphy, Michelle Yeoh, Rose Byrne and Chris Evans. The year is 2057 and the sun is dying. A team of astronauts are sent on a mission to re-ignite our dying star and … Continue reading

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Prometheus (2012) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Prometheus (2012) Directed by Ridley Scott. With Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron, Guy Pearce and Idris Elba Ever since George Lucas drop-kicked me in the privates with his Star Wars back stories, the word ‘prequel’ has been a dirty … Continue reading

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