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Saturn 3 (1980) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Saturn 3 (1980) Directed by Stanley Donen. With Kirk Douglas, Farrah Fawcett and Harvey Kietel. Oh, the curse of the troubled shoot. Some films survive the turmoil and turn out much better than they ought to have been, considering the … Continue reading

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Out of the Past (1947) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Out of the Past (1947) Directed by Jacques Tourneur. With Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer and Kirk Douglas. It was a cold, damp and misty Thursday evening, and well, I just fancied a dose film-noir. Who would have thought the lowly TV … Continue reading

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Paths Of Glory (1957) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Paths Of Glory (1957) Directed by Stanley Kubrick. With Kirk Douglas, George Macready and Adolphe Menjou Very much like his later film Full Metal Jacket, Stanley Kubrick’s Paths Of Glory is a biting anti-war piece that highlights the absurdities of … Continue reading

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The Final Countdown (1980) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

The Final Countdown (1980) Directed by Don Taylor. With Kirk Douglas, Martin Sheen and Katharine Ross. First of all relax, for there’s nary a bar of ‘Europe’s’ awful 80’s glam rock power ballad of the same name in this time-warping … Continue reading

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