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We Bought a Zoo (2011) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

We Bought a Zoo (2011) Directed by Cameron Crowe. With Matt Damon, Scarlett Johannsoon and Thomas Haden Church. Inspired by Benjamin Mee (Matt Damon), who once bought a zoo in Devon, England, We Bought a Zoo is one of those Hollywood … Continue reading

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The Martian (2015) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

The Martian (2015) Directed by Ridley Scott. With Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, Michael Pena, Sean Bean, Kate Mara, Askel Hennie, Benedict Wong and Chiwetel Ejiofor. Widely speaking, Ridley Scott’s return to science-fiction was considered a rough … Continue reading

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Interstellar (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Interstellar (2014) Directed by Christopher Nolan. With Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain and Michael Caine. During his press junkets for Interstellar, Christopher Nolan repeatedly cites Star Wars and 2001: A Space Odyssey as his two key cinematic influences with … Continue reading

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Behind the Candelabra (2013) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Behind the Candelabra (2013) Directed by Steven Soderbergh. With Michael Douglas, Matt Damon, Rob Lowe, Dan Ackroyd, Debbie Reynolds and Scott Bakula. Based on the memoir of Scott Thorson, Behind the Candelabra :My Life with Liberace, and starring Michael Douglas … Continue reading

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Contagion (2011) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Contagion (2011) Directed by Steven Soderbergh. With Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, Laurence Fishburne, Gwyneth Paltrow and Jude Law. One of the challenges of making any film with events unfolding via multiple characters spread across the entire globe – is engaging … Continue reading

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True Grit (2011) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

True Grit (2011) Directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. With Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin and Hailee Steinfeld. So…it turns out they do make ’em like they used to! More than that – they make ’em better. I recall … Continue reading

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