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Fools Gold (2008) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Fools Gold is a treasure hunting adventure rom-com star vehicle that aims to provide its audience with a charming slice of Tinseltown powered escapism. The best I can say is that it infrequently half succeeds. Matthew McConaughey is of course … Continue reading

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He Never Died (2015) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

He Never Died (2015) Directed by Jason Krawczyk. With Henry Rollins, Kate Greenhouse and Jordan Todosey.  From writer-director Jason Krawczyk, comes He Never Died, a supernatural crime-thriller starring Henry Rollins as a fallen angel called Jack. A good day for … Continue reading

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45 Years (2015) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

45 Years (2015) Directed by Andrew Haigh • Written by Andrew Haigh. With Charlotte Rampling, Tom Courtenay and Gerladine James. Based on the short story ‘In Another Country‘ by David Constantine, 45 Years is a British drama about an ageing … Continue reading

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Psycho II (1983) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Psycho II (1983) Directed by Richard Franklin. With Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles and Meg Tilly.  The 1980’s were a boom-time for sequels; Darth Vader, Rocky Balboa, Slimer,  Jaws-the-shark, Superman and Norman Bates – they all capitalised on an audience thirst … Continue reading

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Whiplash (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Whiplash (2014) Directed by Damien Chazelle. With Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons and Melissa Benoist. ‘Whiplash‘ is the name of a piece of music which is central to writer-director Damien Chazelle’s film of the same name, but it might also be … Continue reading

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Enough Said (2013) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Enough Said (2013) Directed by Nicole Holofcener. With Julia Louis-Dreyfus, James Gandolfini, Catherine Keener, Toni Collette, Ben Falcone, Tavi Gevinson and Tracey Fairaway. After moderate success with films such as Friends with Money and Please Give, Writer-director Nicole Holofcener’s study … Continue reading

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Men at Work (1990) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Men at Work (1990) Directed by Emilio Estevez. With Charlie Sheen, Emilio Estevez, Keith David, Leslie Hope and John Getz.  Brat pack leader Emilio Estevez, directs, writes and co-stars with Charlie Sheen in Men at Work, an air-headed crime-comedy-caper in … Continue reading

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