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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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Up in the Air (2009) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Up In the Air (2009) Directed by Jason Reitman • Written by Jason Reitman and Sheldon Turner. With George Clooney, Vera Farmiga, Anna Kendrick and Jason Bateman. Based on a book by Walter Kirn, Up in the Air is a … Continue reading

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Whiplash (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Whiplash (2014) Directed by Damien Chazelle. With Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons and Melissa Benoist. ‘Whiplash‘ is the name of a piece of music which is central to writer-director Damien Chazelle’s film of the same name, but it might also be … Continue reading

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Jennifer’s Body (2009) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Jennifer’s Body (2009) Directed by Karyn Kusama. With Megan Fox, Amanda Seyfried and Adam Brody. It’d be easy to dismiss Jennifer’s Body as a Buffy-esque slice of throwaway, teen comedy/horror, but in all fairness, that’s exactly what it’s endeavouring to … Continue reading

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Juno (2007) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Juno (2007) Directed by Jason Reitman. With Ellen Page, Michael Cera, Jason Bateman, Jennifer Garner, Allison Janney, J.K. Simmons and Olivia Thirlby. Directed by Jason Reitman, with an Academy Award winning screenplay by Diablo Cody, Juno positively hops, skips and … Continue reading

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Extreme Measures (1996) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Extreme Measures (1996) Directed by Michael Apted. With Hugh Grant, Gene Hackman, Sarah Jessica Parker and David Morse. Coming two years after his breakout performance in the acclaimed British comedy, Four Weddings and a Funeral, actor Hugh Grant attempts to … Continue reading

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Spider-Man 3 (2007) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Spider-Man 3 (2007) Directed by Sam Raimi. With Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco, Rosemary Harris, Thomas Haden Church, Topher Grace. As any soccer fan will testify, there are few things more frustrating than seeing your beloved team miss a … Continue reading

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