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X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) Directed by Bryan Singer • Written by Simon Kinberg, Bryan Singer, Dan Harris & Michael Dougherty With Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Oscar Isaac, Rose Byrne, Evan Peters and Sophie Turner After the time-hopping fun of … Continue reading

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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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Misery (1990) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Misery (1990) Directed by Rob Reiner • Written by William Goldman • Novel by Stephen King With James Caan, Kathy Bates and Lauren Bacall. Based on the Stephen King novel, Misery stars James Caan as a successful pulp writer, who … Continue reading

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Sing Street (2016) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Sing Street (2016) Directed by John Carney • Written by John Carney. With Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Lucy Boynton, Jack Reynor and Aidan Gillen Dublin, 1985. Conor is a bright 15-year-old boy with a turbulent family life, who starts a band to capture the … Continue reading

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The Nice Guys (2016) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

The Nice Guys (2016) Directed by Shane Black. With Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling, Angourie Rice, Matt Bomer, Margaret Qualley, Keith David and Kim Basinger.  Directed and co-penned by Predator actor, Lethal Weapon writer and Iron Man 3 helmer, Shane Black, The Nice Guys … 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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Black Mass (2015) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Black Mass (2015) Directed by Scott Cooper. With Johnny Depp, Joel Edgerton, Benedict Cumberbatch, Kevin Bacon, David Harbour, Jesse Plemons, Corey Stoll and Dakota Johnson.  Is it possible to make a gritty 70’s/80’s gangster picture without feeling the overriding influence of … Continue reading

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