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Apocalypse Now (1979) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Apocalypse Now (1979) Directed by Francis Ford Coppola. With  Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Sam Bottoms, Dennis Hopper and Albert Hall. For a film that isn’t about very much, there’s much to say about Francis Ford Coppola’s Apocalypse Now. … Continue reading

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Badlands (1973) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Badlands (1973) Directed by Terrence Malick. With Martin Sheen and Sissy Spacek.  With Badlands, writer-director Terrence Malick captures a sense of America’s past that speaks to the soul, potently webbing together nature, humanity and the beautifully insane chaos that goes … 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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The American President (1995) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

The American President (1995) Directed by Rob Reiner. With Michael Douglas, Annette Bening, Martin Sheen and Michael J. Fox.   Anyone familiar with Aaron Sorkin’s celebrated TV drama, The West Wing will recognise many similarities with Rob Reiner’s romantic drama, … Continue reading

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The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) Directed by Marc Webb. With Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Infans and Denis Leary. Ten years is a long time out of anyone’s life. Sadly, it’s not long enough to warrant a reboot of Sam Raimi’s … 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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