Tag Archives: romcom

Desperately Seeking Susan (1985) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Desperately Seeking Susan (1985) Directed by Susan Seidelman. With Rosanna Arquette, Madonna and Aidan Quinn.  Through the decades, Madonna has proven herself to be the queen of reinvention. For someone who changed her image more times than Osama Bin Laden … Continue reading

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Le Week-End (2013) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Le Week-End (2013) Directed by Roger Michell. With Jim Broadbent, Lindsay Duncan and Jeff Goldblum. The poster for Le Week-End boasts “From the director of Notting Hill” as if that might in some way indicate a reassurance of cosy ground … Continue reading

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Annie Hall (1977) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Annie Hall (1977) Directed by Woody Allen. With Woody Allen and Diane Keaton. Amid the fourth wall breakage and stand-up comedy routine feel, that feature heavily in Woody Allen’s seminal non-rom-com, Annie Hall, there lurks a certain refreshing human truthfulness … 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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About Time (2013) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

About Time (2013) Directed by Richard Curtis. With Domhnall Gleeson, Rachel McAdams, Bill Nighy, Lydia Wilson, Lindsay Duncan, Tom Hollander, Vanessa Kirby, Will Merrick and Margot Robbie. For his third directorial offering, Richard Curtis returns to the silver screen with … 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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