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X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) Directed by Bryan Singer • Written by Simon Kinberg, Bryan Singer, Dan Harris & Michael Dougherty With Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Oscar Isaac, Rose Byrne, Evan Peters and Sophie Turner After the time-hopping fun of … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs (2015) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Steve Jobs (2015) Directed by Danny Boyle. With Michael Fassbender, Kate WInslet, Seth Rogen and Jeff Daniels.  Danny Boyle’s take on Steve Jobs is an artfully constructed piece that showcases the visionary behind Apple inc as a flawed human being, as … Continue reading

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Frank (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Frank (2014) Directed by Lenny Abrahamson. With Michael Fassbender, Domhnall Gleeson and Maggie Gyllenhaal. Anyone who’s ever been in a band, pained over writing a song or spent a decent amount of time around struggling musicians, is likely to identify … Continue reading

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X Men: First Class (2011) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

X: Men First Class (2011) Directed by Matthew Vaughn. With James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Kevin Bacon, Nicholas Hoult, January Jones and Rose Byrne. What better way to follow up on your lovingly anarchic stab at superhero films, than … Continue reading

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Fish Tank (2009) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Fish Tank (2009) Directed by Andrea Arnold. With Katie Jarvis, Michael Fassbender and Kierston Wareing. Winner of the Jury Prize at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival, as well as a 2010 BAFTA for best British film, the reality of writer/director … Continue reading

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Prometheus (2012) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Prometheus (2012) Directed by Ridley Scott. With Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron, Guy Pearce and Idris Elba Ever since George Lucas drop-kicked me in the privates with his Star Wars back stories, the word ‘prequel’ has been a dirty … Continue reading

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A Dangerous Method (2011) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

A Dangerous Method (2011) Directed by David Cronenberg. With Keira Knightley, Michael Fassbender and Viggo Mortensen. Adapted from John Kerr’s 1993 non-fiction A Most Dangerous Method: The story of Jung, Freud, and Sabina Spielrein, David Crononeberg’s film plays as a sometimes engaging … Continue reading

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