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Café Society (2016) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Café Society (2016) Directed by Woody Allen • Written by Woody Allen With Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Steve Carell, Corey Stoll and Blake Lively Woody Allen’s 47th film (his first shot on digital) is a dreamy trip back to grand old … Continue reading

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Solitary Man (2010) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Solitary Man (2010)  Directed by Brian Koppelman & David Levien • Written by Brian Koppelman With Michael Douglas, Susan Sarandon, Jesse Eisenberg, Mary-Louise Parker, Imogen Poots, Jenna Fischer and Danny DeVito Halfway into his sixth decade, the sight of Michael Douglas … Continue reading

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The Greasy Strangler (2016) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

The Greasy Strangler (2016) Directed by Jim Hosking • Written by Jim Hosking & Toby Harvard With Michael St. Michaels, Sky Elobar and Elizabeth De Razzo Jim Hosking’s The Greasy Strangler is like one of David Lynch’s more surreal nightmares – … Continue reading

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Dark Angel (1990) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Dark Angel (1990) Directed by Craig R. Baxley • Written by Jonathan Tydor and David Koepp. With Dolph Ludgren, Brian Benben, Betsy Brantley, Matthias Hues and Sherman Howard. It might surprise many to discover that Dark Angel is a well-directed … 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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Everest (2015) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Everest (2015) Directed by Baltasar Kormákur. With Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin, Jake Gyllenhaal, Emily Watson, John Hawkes, Sam Worthington, Keira Knightley, Robin Wright and Michael Kelly.  Mountains make great movie stars. They just can’t fail, with their mysterious, dominating presence. Mountains … Continue reading

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Men at Work (1990) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Men at Work (1990) Directed by Emilio Estevez. With Charlie Sheen, Emilio Estevez, Keith David, Leslie Hope and John Getz.  Brat pack leader Emilio Estevez, directs, writes and co-stars with Charlie Sheen in Men at Work, an air-headed crime-comedy-caper in … Continue reading

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