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The Hateful Eight (2015) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

The Hateful Eight (2015) Directed by Quentin Tarantino. With Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Walton Goggins, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, James Parks and Bruce Dern. To the accompaniment of Ennio Morricone, The Hateful Eight opens with a … Continue reading

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Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014) Directed by Matthew Vaughn. With Colin Firth, Taron Edgerton, Samuel L. Jackson and Mark Strong.  The dream-team writer-director pairing of Matthew Vaughn and Jane Goldman with graphic novelist Mark Millar strikes again. In 2010, everyone … Continue reading

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Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

  Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) Directed by Joss Whedon It’s like spinning plates for 5-years. Eventually, there’s going to be some crashing and smashing. Of course, Joss Whedon’s Avengers trade in the currency of crashing and smashing, which is … Continue reading

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Die Hard: With a Vengeance (1995) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Die Hard: With a Vengeance (1995) Directed by John McTiernan. With Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Larry Bryggman, Graham Greene and Jeremy Irons. Original Die Hard director, John McTiernan returns to the series for this third instalment, in which we catch-up … Continue reading

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Iron Man 2 (2010) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Iron Man 2 (2010) Directed by Jon Favreau. With Robert Downey Jr., Mickey Rourke, Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Sam Rockwell and Scarlett Johansson. I’m at odds with how I feel about Iron Man 2. For the most part, it’s enjoyable, … Continue reading

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RoboCop (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

RoboCop (2014) Directed by Jose Padilla. With Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton, Abbie Cornish and Samuel L. Jackson.  It’s becoming a bit of a trend to water down Paul Verhoeven science fiction films. 2012 saw the tepid re-do of … Continue reading

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) Directed by Anthony Russo and Joe Russo. With Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Robert Redford, Anthony Mackie, Frank Grillo and Cobie Smulders. Thanks in part to Joss Whedon’s raising of the bar that … Continue reading

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