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Brooklyn (2015) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Brooklyn (2015) Directed by John Crowley. With Saoirse Ronan, Emory Cohen, Domhnall Gleeson, Julie Walters and Jim Broadbent.  Adapted from Colm Tóibín’s original novel by screenwriter Nick Hornby, the multi-award winning Brooklyn is a torn-between-two-worlds romantic-drama about Eilis (Saoirse Ronan), a … Continue reading

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Get Santa (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Get Santa (2014) Directed by Christopher Smith. With Jim Broadbent, Rafe Spall, Kit Connor, Ewan Bremner, Joanna Scanlan, Matt King and Warwick Davis. From Christopher Smith, the writer-director of Creep, Severance and Black Death, comes a feelgood festive adventure for … Continue reading

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Le Week-End (2013) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Le Week-End (2013) Directed by Roger Michell. With Jim Broadbent, Lindsay Duncan and Jeff Goldblum. The poster for Le Week-End boasts “From the director of Notting Hill” as if that might in some way indicate a reassurance of cosy ground … Continue reading

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Filth (2013) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Filth (2013) Directed by Jon S. Baird. With James McAvoy, Jamie Bell, Eddie Marsan, Imogen Poots, John Sessions, Shauna Macdonald and Jim Broadbent. Adapted from the Irvine Welch novel of the same name, Filth is the second directorial/screenplay offering from … Continue reading

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Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001) Directed by Sharon Maguire. With Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth and Hugh Grant. Based upon author Helen Fielding’s celebrated novel of the same name, Bridget Jones’s Diary is a witty perspective on a dippy British spinster struggling … Continue reading

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Moulin Rouge! (2001) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Moulin Rouge (2001) Directed by Baz Luhrmann. With Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, John Leguizamo and Jim Broadbent. Baz Luhrmann’s interpretation of Moulin Rouge, (cinema’s fourth visit) is a boisterous musical journey into the famed seedy underworld of early 2oth century Paris. … Continue reading

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