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Irreplaceable (2016) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Irreplaceable (2016) Directed by Thomas Lilti. With François Cluzet, Marianne Denicourt, Christophe Odent. Originally titled Médecin de campagne but converted to Irreplaceable for English language audiences, this mature French drama is the work of Thomas Lilti (director and co-writer) – an intimate story about … Continue reading

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Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017) Directed by Luc Besson. With Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne, Clive Owen, Rihanna and Ethan Hawke. Luc Besson’s screen translation of the French fantasy comic series, Valerian and Laureline, is an eccentric concoction of cinematic … Continue reading

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Suicide Squad (2016) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Suicide Squad (2016)  Directed by David Ayer • Written by David Ayer With Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Jay Hernandez, Viola Davis, Cara Delevigne, Joel Kinnaman and Jared Leto In terms of roll out, it’s felt like the DC cinematic series has … Continue reading

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10 Cloverfield Lane (2016) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

10 Cloverfield Lane (2016) Directed by Dan Trachtenberg • Written by Josh Campbell, Matthew Stuecken & Damien Chazelle With Mary Elizabeth Winstead, John Goodman and John Gallagher Jr.  It’s been 8-years since the surprise attack of Cloverfield, Matt Reeves’s monster-on-the-loose-in-Manhattan horror-thriller … Continue reading

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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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Ghostbusters (2016) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

  Ghostbusters 2016 Directed by Paul Fieg • Written by Katie Dippold & Paul Fieg With Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones and Chris Hemsworth The rule should be, you either reboot and make an original story based on … Continue reading

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David Brent: Life on the Road (2016) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

David Brent: Life on the Road (2016) Directed by Ricky Gervais • Written by Ricky Gervais With Ricky Gervais, Doc Brown, Jo Hartley, Tom Basden and Tom Bennett. Since we last met him, David Brent’s rock n’ roll aspirations haven’t waned. … Continue reading

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