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Jackie (2016) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Jackie (2016)  Directed by Pablo Larraín • Written by Noah Oppenheim With Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig, Billy Crudup and John Hurt Told largely from the perspective of the person closest to one of the most shocking events in post-war American history, … Continue reading

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Black Swan (2010) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Black Swan (2010) Directed by Darren Aranofsky. With Natalie Portman, Vincent Cassel, Barbara Hershey, Winona Ryder and Mila Kunis.  Darren Aranofsky’s Black Swan is a menacing psychological drama, boasting an Academy Award-winning performance from Natalie Portman playing Nina, a fragile … Continue reading

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Thor: The Dark World (2013) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Thor: The Dark World (2013) Directed Alan Taylor. With Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Anthony Hopkins, Tom Hiddleston, Christopher Eccleston and Idris Elba. In the wake of Joss Whedon’s ground-breaking superhero team-up, Avengers Assemble, the universe of characters and situations belonging … Continue reading

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Thor (2011) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Thor (2011) Directed by Kenneth Branagh. With Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Anthony Hopkins, Tom Hiddleston, Idris Elba, Rene Russo, Stellan Skarsgard, Kat Dennings, Clark Gregg and Colm Feore. For me, growing up, Thor was little more than a confusing comic … Continue reading

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Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005) Directed by George Lucas. With Hayden Christensen, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Ian McDiarmid, Frank Oz, Samuel L Jackson, Jimmy Smits and Christopher Lee. Upon release, many fans saw this third and … Continue reading

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Cold Mountain (2003) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Cold Mountain (2003) Directed By Anthony Minghella. With Jude Law, Nicole Kidman and Renée Zellweger. Based on a book by Charles Frazier and adapted for the screen by Anthony Minghella, Cold Mountain is a broad, ambitious love story set against … Continue reading

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