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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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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) Directed by Gareth Edwards • Written by Chris Weitz, Tony Gilroy, John Knoll and Gary Whitta With Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Alan Tudyk, Donnie Yen, Riz Ahmed, Wen Jiang, Forest Whitaker … Continue reading

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Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977) Directed by George Lucas. With Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter Cushing and Alec Guinness. With anything in life, there’s a catalyst for why something happens. My passion as a … Continue reading

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Star Wars: Episode VI -Return of the Jedi (1983) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi (1983) Directed by Richard Marquand. With Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Ian McDiarmid, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, Kenny Baker, David Prowse and James Earl Jones. Working from … Continue reading

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Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980) Directed by Irvin Kershner. With Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Billy Dee Williams. In 1977 the cinematic world changed with the release of George Lucas’ Star Wars. Few … Continue reading

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Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) Directed by Steven Spielberg • Written by Jeffrey Boam • Story by George Lucas & Menno Meyjes With Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, Alison Doody, Denholm Elliot, Julian Glover and River Phoenix. After the … Continue reading

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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) Directed by Steven Speilberg. With Harrison Ford and Kate Capshaw. Up until 2008, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom was widely considered the weakest of the Indy films but thanks to … Continue reading

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Spaceballs (1987) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Spaceballs (1987) Directed by Mel Brooks. With Bill Pullman, John Candy, Rick Moranis, Mel Brooks, Daphne Zuniga and Dick Van Patten. In the years since Spaceballs, every man and his Wookie has had a swipe at/with Star Wars. Present day, … Continue reading

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