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47 Meters Down (2017) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

47 Meters Down (2017) Directed by Johannes Roberts. With Mandy Moore, Claire Holt and Matthew Modine. Lisa (Mandy Moore) is on a coastal vacation in Mexico, trying to come to terms with being dumped by her asshole boyfriend. Apparently, he ditched … Continue reading

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Hidden Figures (2016) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Hidden Figures (2016) Directed by Theodore Melfi. With Taraji P. Henson,  Octavia Spencer,  Janelle Monáe, Kevin Costner, Jim Parsons and Mahershala Ali.   After a recent trip to the cinema, a work colleague suggested that Hidden Figures is, and I quote, “A … 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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Camp X-Ray (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Camp X-Ray (2014) Directed by Peter Sattler • Written by Peter Sattler With Kristen Stewart and Peyman Moaadi Previously known for his work as a graphic artist, Camp X-Ray is the low-budget directorial debut of Peter Sattler. Kristen Stewart stars as … 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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London Has Fallen (2016) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

London Has Fallen (2016) Directed by Babak Najafi With Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Angela Bassett, Morgan Freeman, Waleed Zuaiter and Radha Mitchell London Has Fallen is the action-thriller sequel to Olympus Has Fallen that no-one asked for – a movie about a terrorist attack … Continue reading

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John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

John Wick Chapter 2 (2017)  Directed by Chad Stahelski  • Written by David Kolstad With Keanu Reeves, Riccardo Scamarcio, Ian McShane, Ruby Rose, Common, John Leguizamo and Laurence Fishburne It’s fair to say that 2014’s John Wick took more than few … Continue reading

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