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First Man (2018) Film Review By Gareth Rhodes

First Man (2018) Directed By Damien Chazelle. With Ryan Gosling and Claire Foy. Having enjoyed Damien Chazelle’s previous two films, Whiplash and La La Land, I looked forward to seeing what the exciting young director might do when tackling humankind’s … Continue reading

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Everest (2015) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Everest (2015) Directed by Baltasar Kormákur. With Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin, Jake Gyllenhaal, Emily Watson, John Hawkes, Sam Worthington, Keira Knightley, Robin Wright and Michael Kelly. Mountains make great movie stars. They just can’t fail with their mysterious, dominating presence. … Continue reading

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Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010) Directed by Oliver Stone. With Shia LaBeouf, Michael Douglas, Carey Mulligan and Frank Langella. Never had the timing of a film felt quite so right. The financial crisis of 2009 was felt far and … Continue reading

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014) Directed by Matt Reeves. With Andy Serkis,  Jason Clarke, Gary Oldman and Keri Rusell. After the clever set-up of Rupert Wyatt’s Rise of the Planet of the Apes, which did a fine … Continue reading

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Zero Dark Thirty (2012) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Zero Dark Thirty (2012) Directed by Kathryn Bigelow. With Jessica Chastain, Joel Edgerton and Jason Clarke. The writer-director team of Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal re-team for Zero Dark Thirty, the chronicle of the manhunt for al-Qaeda founder, Osama Bin Laden. … Continue reading

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