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Open Water 3: Cage Dive (2017) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Open Water 3: Cage Dive (2017) Directed by Gerald Rascionato The found-footage formula is stretched to its limit with Open Water 3: Cage Dive, an Australian shark thriller in which we’re asked to give two shits about a romantic entanglement subplot involving … Continue reading

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Sing Street (2016) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Sing Street (2016) Directed by John Carney • Written by John Carney. With Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Lucy Boynton, Jack Reynor and Aidan Gillen Dublin, 1985. Conor is a bright 15-year-old boy with a turbulent family life, who starts a band to capture the … Continue reading

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Black Mass (2015) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Black Mass (2015) Directed by Scott Cooper. With Johnny Depp, Joel Edgerton, Benedict Cumberbatch, Kevin Bacon, David Harbour, Jesse Plemons, Corey Stoll and Dakota Johnson.  Is it possible to make a gritty 70’s/80’s gangster picture without feeling the overriding influence of … Continue reading

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Open Range (2003) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Open Range (2003) Directed by Kevin Costner. With Kevin Costner, Robert Duvall, Annette Bening, Michael Gambon and Diego Luna.  The third, and to date last directorial offering from actor-director Kevin Costner, Open Range, is a revenge-cum-romantic drama set in the Old … Continue reading

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