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David Brent: Life on the Road (2016) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

David Brent: Life on the Road (2016) Directed by Ricky Gervais • Written by Ricky Gervais With Ricky Gervais, Doc Brown, Jo Hartley, Tom Basden and Tom Bennett. Since we last met him, David Brent’s rock n’ roll aspirations haven’t waned. … Continue reading

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Hard to Kill (1990) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Hard to Kill (1990) Directed by Bruce Malmuth. With Steven Seagal, Kelly LeBrock and William Sadler.  Steven Seagal might be many things, but I wouldn’t say any of them to his face. This is the phase of his career that … Continue reading

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Psycho II (1983) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Psycho II (1983) Directed by Richard Franklin. With Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles and Meg Tilly.  The 1980’s were a boom-time for sequels. Darth Vader, Rocky Balboa, Slimer,  Jaws-the-shark, Superman and Norman Bates – they all capitalised on an audience thirst … Continue reading

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Whiplash (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Whiplash (2014) Directed by Damien Chazelle. With Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons and Melissa Benoist.  ‘Whiplash‘ is the name of a piece of music which is central to writer-director Damien Chazelle’s film of the same name, but it might also be … Continue reading

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The Walk (2015) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

The Walk (2015) Directed by Robert Zemeckis. With Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Charlotte Le Bon, Clément Sibony, and Ben Kingsley. Robert Zemeckis co-writes and directs this extraordinary true story of Philippe Petit’s (Gordon-Levitt) high-wire walk of fame between the ‘Twin Towers’ of the … Continue reading

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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) Directed by Steven Spielberg. With Dee Wallace, Henry Thomas, Peter Coyote, C. Thomas Howell, Drew Barrymore and Robert McNaughton. I don’t recall a mainstream director who mines the same depths of fear, love and joy of … Continue reading

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