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Bone Tomahawk (2015) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Bone Tomahawk (2015) Directed by S. Craig Zahler. With Kurt Russell, Patrick Wilson, Matthew Fox, Richard Jenkins. Director S. Craig Zahler proves himself one to watch with his debut big screen offering, Bone Tomahawk, a descent-into-hell western starring Kurt Russell as … Continue reading

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Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017) Directed by Luc Besson. With Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne, Clive Owen, Rihanna and Ethan Hawke. Luc Besson’s screen translation of the French fantasy comic series, Valerian and Laureline, is an eccentric … Continue reading

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The Wave (2015) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Thw Wave (2015) Directed by Roar Uthaug. With Kristian Eikjord and Ane Dahl Torp. Such is the expanse of ambition throughout world cinema today, that small countries like Norway can compete with Hollywood when it comes to big screen manifestations of ferocious natural disaster. … Continue reading

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Ghostbusters (1984) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Ghostbusters (1984) Directed by Ivan Reitman. With Bill Murray, Dan Ackroyd, Harold Ramis, Sigourney Weaver, Ernie Hudson, Rick Moranis, Annie Potts and William Atherton. As blockbusters go, they don’t come more unusual than Ivan Reitman’s Ghostbusters. The brainchild of SNL … Continue reading

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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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Open Water 3: Cage Dive (2017) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Open Water 3: Cage Dive (2017) Directed by Gerald Rascionato The found-footage formula is stretched to its limit with Open Water 3: Cage Dive, an Australian shark thriller in which we’re asked to give two shits about a romantic entanglement subplot involving … Continue reading

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