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Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Revenge of the Sith (2005) Directed by George Lucas. With Hayden Christensen, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman and Ian McDiarmid. To say that Revenge of the Sith is the best of the prequel trilogy (it has the best title) is not … Continue reading

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Star Wars: Episode II – Attack Of The Clones (2002) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Attack Of The Clones (2002). Directed by George Lucas. With Hayden Christensen, Ewan McGregor and Natalie Portman. It is the summer of 2002. I recall buying Empire film magazine ahead of seeing Attack of the Clones, hoping to read a … Continue reading

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Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999). Directed by George Lucas. With Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Jake Lloyd and Ian McDiarmid. George Lucas is responsible for my happiest and most disappointing cinema experiences. Nothing could surpass … Continue reading

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The Island (2005) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

The Island (2005) Directed by Michael Bay. With Ewan McGregor, Scarlett Johansson, Djimon Hounsou, Sean Bean, Steve Buscemi, Michael Clarke Duncan and Ethan Phillips. Notable for being the debut of screen-writing duo Alex Kurtzman and Robert Orci, The Island is … Continue reading

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Shallow Grave (1994) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Shallow Grave (1994) Directed by Danny Boyle. With Kerry Fox, Ewan McGregor, and Christopher Eccleston. I’m struggling to think of a film that looks and sounds more 1990’s than Danny Boyle’s Shallow Grave. Between Ewan McGregor’s Def Leppard haircut, some … Continue reading

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Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005) Directed by George Lucas. With Hayden Christensen, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Ian McDiarmid, Frank Oz, Samuel L Jackson, Jimmy Smits and Christopher Lee. Upon release, many fans saw this third and … Continue reading

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The Impossible (2012) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

The Impossible (2012) Directed by Juan Antonio Bayona. With Ewan Mcgregor, Naomi Watts and Tom Holland. Having endured my fair share of Roland Emmerich visions of global destruction, The Impossible acts as a reminder of how much can be achieved … Continue reading

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Moulin Rouge! (2001) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Moulin Rouge (2001) Directed by Baz Luhrmann. With Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, John Leguizamo and Jim Broadbent. Baz Luhrmann’s interpretation of Moulin Rouge, (cinema’s fourth visit) is a boisterous musical journey into the famed seedy underworld of early 2oth century Paris. … Continue reading

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Haywire (2011) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Haywire (2011) Directed by Steven Soderbergh. With Gina Carano, Michael Fassbender, Ewan McGregor and Michael Douglas. Real life mixed martial arts star, Gina Carano, convincingly beats up the blokes in this lean Steven Soderbergh action thriller. Brimming with star turns … Continue reading

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