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Irreplaceable (2016) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Irreplaceable (2016) Directed by Thomas Lilti. With François Cluzet, Marianne Denicourt, Christophe Odent. Originally titled Médecin de campagne but converted to Irreplaceable for English language audiences, this mature French drama is the work of Thomas Lilti (director and co-writer) – an intimate story about … Continue reading

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The Wave (2015) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Thw Wave (2015) Directed by Roar Uthaug. With Kristian Eikjord and Ane Dahl Torp. Such is the expanse of ambition throughout world cinema today, that small countries like Norway can compete with Hollywood when it comes to big screen manifestations of ferocious natural disaster. … Continue reading

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La La Land (2016) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

La La Land (2016) Directed by Damien Chazzelle With Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone La La Land. An Oscar-winning musical starring two of the hottest screen stars in town. Sounds like something from the 1950’s, and well, that’d be just … Continue reading

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The Rookie (1990) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

The Rookie (1990) Directed by Clint Eastwood With Clint Eastwood, Charlie Sheen, Raul Julia and Sonia Braga The Rookie is an expensive looking action movie with all the ingredients and little flavour. With Clint Eastwood behind the megaphone, casting himself … Continue reading

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Christine (2016) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

  Christine (2016)  Directed by Antonio Campos • Written by Craig Shilowich With Rebecca Hall, Tracy Letts and Michael C. Hall The true story of 1970’s TV reporter, Christine Chubbuck, Antonio Campos’s biopic chronicles her life in the days leading up to … Continue reading

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Hell or High Water (2016) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Hell or High Water (2016) Directed by David Mackenzie • Written by Taylor Sheridan With Ben Foster, Chris Pine, Jeff Bridges and Gil Birmingham A collaboration between Starred Up director David Mackenze and Sicario writer, Taylor Sheridan, Hell or High Water … Continue reading

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The Shallows (2016) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

The Shallows (2016) Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra • Written by Anthony Jaswinski With Blake Lively and Óscar Jaenada When it comes to the movies, sharks might argue they’ve been given a bad rap. Ever since John Williams saddled them with the ultimate … Continue reading

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