Tag Archives: musical

La La Land (2016) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

La La Land (2016) Directed by Damien Chazzelle With Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone La La Land. An Oscar-winning musical starring two of the hottest screen stars in town. Sounds like something from the 1950’s, and well, that’d be just … 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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Begin Again (2013) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Begin Again (2013) Directed by John Carney. With Keira Knightley, Mark Ruffalo, James Corden, Adam Levine, Hailee Steinfeld, Catherine Keener. After winning critical acclaim with his 2006 musical-romantic drama film, Once, writer-director John Carney returns to similar, albeit starrier ground … Continue reading

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The Red Shoes (1948) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

The Red Shoes (1948) Directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger. With Moira Shearer, Marius Goring and Anton Walbrook. Adapted for the silver screen from the Hans Christian Anderson fairytale, by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, and filmed in glorious … Continue reading

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