Tag Archives: rom-com

Man Up (2015) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Man Up (2015) Directed by Ben Palmer. With Lake Bell and Simon Pegg.  Under the direction of Ben Palmer (known best for The Inbetweeners), Man Up is a bright n’ breezy Brit-com starring Lake Bell and Simon Pegg, who find … Continue reading

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Frankie and Johnny (1991) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Frankie and Johnny (1991) Directed by Garry Marshall. With Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Nathan Lane, Hector Elizondo and Kate Nelligan. Way before ‘Valentine’s Day’ and ‘New Years Eve’, there was a time when Garry Marshall was the undisputed king of … Continue reading

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Love Is All You Need (2012) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Love Is All You Need (2012) Directed by Susanne Bier. With Trine Dyrholm, Pierce Brosnan, Sebastian Jessen, Molly Blixt Egelind, Paprika Steen, Christiane Schaumburg-Muller and Kim Bodnia. As a lover of film, I love being taken by surprise. Susanne Bier’s … Continue reading

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When Harry Met Sally (1989) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

When Harry Met Sally (1989) Directed by Rob Reiner. With Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan, Carrie Fisher and Bruno Kirby. The first thing that most people automatically think of, when prompted to reflect on Rob Reiner’s razor sharp rom-com, When Harry … Continue reading

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Pretty Woman (1990) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Pretty Woman (1990) Directed by Garry Marshall. With Richard Gere and Julia Roberts. It’s easy to form a cynical view about Garry Marshall’s Hollywood fantasy, Pretty Woman. A rich investment banker (Richard Gere), picks up a vulnerable prostitute (Julia Roberts) … Continue reading

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Morning Glory (2010) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Morning Glory (2010) Directed by Roger Michell. With Rachel McAdams, Harrison Ford, Diane Keaton, Patrick Wilson and Jeff Goldblum. Co-produced by J.J Abrams and released under the umbrella of his production company Bad Robot, this amiably light comedy has curiously … Continue reading

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Shopgirl (2005) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Shopgirl (2005) Directed by Anand Tucker. With Claire Danes, Steve Martin and Jason Schwartzman. Based on a novella by comedy actor Steve Martin, Shopgirl is a drama/comedy that explores the complexities of a love triangle between three very different Los … Continue reading

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