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White Palace (1990) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

White Palace (1990) Directed by Luis Mandoki. With James Spader, Susan Sarandon, Jason Alexander, Eileen Brennan and Kathy Bates.  Adapted from Glenn Savan’s original novel by the screenwriting duo of Ted Tally and Alvin Sargent, White Palace is an absorbing … Continue reading

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Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

  Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) Directed by Joss Whedon It’s like spinning plates for 5-years. Eventually, there’s going to be some crashing and smashing. Of course, Joss Whedon’s Avengers trade in the currency of crashing and smashing, which is … Continue reading

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Secretary (2002) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Secretary (2002) Directed by Steven Shainberg. With Maggie Gyllenhaal, James Spader, Jeremy Davies and Lesley Ann Warren. There is a film about a young woman who goes to work for an enigmatic man called Mr Grey. Mr Grey has a penchant … Continue reading

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Wall Street (1987) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Wall Street (1987) Directed by Oliver Stone. With Michael Douglas, Charlie Sheen, and Martin Sheen. In 1987, greed was very good for Michael Douglas. As a matter of fact, so good, that it won him the prize of ‘Best Actor’ … Continue reading

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Supernova (2000) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Supernova (2000) Directed by Walter Hill. With James Spader, Angela Bassett, Lou Diamond Phillips, Robin Tunney and Peter Facinelli. A film is in big trouble when its director adopts a pseudonym for the release. Walter Hill is credited as ‘Thomas Lee’ … Continue reading

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Pretty in Pink (1986) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Pretty in Pink (1986) Directed by Howard Deutch. With Molly Ringwald, Andrew McCarthy, Jon Cryer, James Spader, Annie Potts and Harry Dean Stanton. Pretty in Pink might not be the most iconic reverberation of the 1980’s, but you’ll struggle to … Continue reading

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