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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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Nightcrawler (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Nightcrawler (2014) Directed by Dan Gilroy. With Jake Gyllehaal, Rene Russo, Riz Ahmed and Bill Paxton.  Written and directed by Dan Gilroy (his first directorial offering), Nightcrawler is a dark, disturbing thriller set on the night-time streets of Los Angeles, in … Continue reading

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A Simple Plan (1998) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

A Simple Plan (1998) Directed by Sam Raimi. With Bill Paxton, Billy Bob Thornton, Brent Briscoe and Bridget Fonda. Based on a novel by Scott B. Smith and directed by Sam Raimi, A Simple Plan tells the story of three … Continue reading

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The Terminator (1984) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

The Terminator (1984) Directed by James Cameron • Written by James Cameron and Gale Anne Hurd. With Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michael Biehn, Linda Hamilton, Lance Henricksen, Paul Winfield and Earl Boen. The Terminator is one of the signature films of the … Continue reading

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True Lies (1994) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

True Lies (1994) Directed by James Cameron. With Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tom Arnold, Art Malik, Bill Paxton, Eliza Dushku and Tia Carrere. In 1994, $115m was a lot of money to spend on a non-franchise film. After the … Continue reading

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Edge of Tomorrow (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Edge of Tomorrow (2014) Directed by Doug Liman. With Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton and Brendan Gleeson. Someone asked me how I’d describe Edge of Tomorrow, earlier today. The first thing that popped into my head was to say … Continue reading

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Aliens (1986) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Aliens (1986) Directed by James Cameron. With Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Carrie Henn, Lance Henriksen, Bill Paxton and Paul Reiser. James Cameron is a man of many notable achievements. Not only is he an Oscar-winning director who can boast to … Continue reading

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