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Emelie (2015) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Emelie (2015) Directed by Michael Thelin. With Sarah Bolger, Chris Beetem, Joshua Rush, Carly Adams and Elizabeth Jayne.  As a man with no children, sat in my living room feeling tense and uncomfortable in the company of Michael Thelin’s taught … Continue reading

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He Never Died (2015) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

He Never Died (2015) Directed by Jason Krawczyk. With Henry Rollins, Kate Greenhouse and Jordan Todosey.  From writer-director Jason Krawczyk, comes He Never Died, a supernatural crime-thriller starring Henry Rollins as a fallen angel called Jack. A good day for … Continue reading

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You’re Next (2011) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

You’re Next (2011) Directed by Adam Wingard. With Sharni Vinson, Nicholas Tucci, Wendy Glenn, A. J. Bowen and Joe Swanberg. Boasting a ‘certified fresh‘ rating of 78% on Rotten Tomatoes (to date), it seems the film critics of the world … Continue reading

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The Babadook (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

The Babadook (2014) Directed by Jennifer Kent. With Essie Davis, Noah Wiseman, Daniel Henshall and Hayley McElhinney.  Written and directed by Jennifer Kent, The Babadook is a drama-horror-thriller (I think that’s the right order) about a bereaved single mother, Amelia (Essie Davis) … Continue reading

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It Follows (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

It Follows (2014) Directed by Robert David Mitchell. With Maika Monroe, Lili Sepe, Jake Weary, Keir Gilchrist and Daniel Zovatto.  BBC film critic Danny Leigh admitted to “waking up in the middle of the night, sobbing” after a screening of … Continue reading

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Aliens (1986) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Aliens (1986) Directed by James Cameron. With Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Carrie Henn, Lance Henriksen, Bill Paxton and Paul Reiser. James Cameron is a man of many notable achievements. Not only is he an Oscar-winning director who can boast to … Continue reading

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Slugs: The Movie (1988) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Slugs: The Movie (1988) Directed by Juan Piquer Simon. With Michael Garfield, Kim Terry and Philip MacHale. The only thing that moves slower than the carnivorous slugs in this Spanish/American horror production, is time. A quick bit of research reveals … Continue reading

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The Bay (2012) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

The Bay (2012) Directed by Barry Levinson. With Kether Donahue, Kristen Connolly, Christopher Denham and Frank Deal. A found footage horror film of sorts, from the Academy Award winning director who brought us Rain Man and Good Morning, Vietnam. Interested? … Continue reading

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Red Eye (2005) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Red Eye (2005) Directed by Wes Craven. With Rachel McAdams, Cillian Murphy and Brian Cox. After a few ‘Scream’s’ too many, celebrated horror director Wes Craven returns to comparatively good form with a straightforward, but enjoyable chiller in Red Eye, … Continue reading

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Drag Me to Hell (2009) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Drag Me to Hell (2009) Directed by Sam Raimi. With Alsion Lohman, Justin Long, Lorna Raver, Dileep Rao and David Paymer. After the responsibility and inherent pressure of guiding a franchise as huge as the Spider-Man trilogy, writer-director Sam Raimi … Continue reading

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