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Captain America: Civil War (2016) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Captain America: Civil War (2016) Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo. With Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Bettany and Chadwick Boseman.  It’s beginning to feel like we’ve been through … Continue reading

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The Prestige (2006) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

The Prestige (2006) Directed by Christopher Nolan. With Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Scarlett Johansson. Michael Caine, Rebecca Hall and Andy Serkis. “Are you watching closely?”, asks Christian Bale’s Alfred Borden. Based on a novel by Christopher Priest and co-adapted by … Continue reading

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We Bought a Zoo (2011) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

We Bought a Zoo (2011) Directed by Cameron Crowe. With Matt Damon, Scarlett Johannsoon and Thomas Haden Church. Inspired by Benjamin Mee (Matt Damon), who once bought a zoo in Devon, England, We Bought a Zoo is one of those Hollywood … 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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Hitchcock (2012) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Hitchcock (2012) Directed by Sacha Gervasi. With Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren, Scarlett Johansson, Jessica Biel, Danny Huston, Toni Collette and Michael Wincott. It’s interesting that we find ourselves at a point in time when there are non-fiction films being made … Continue reading

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The Island (2005) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

The Island (2005) Directed by Michael Bay. With Ewan McGregor, Scarlett Johansson, Djimon Hounsou, Sean Bean, Steve Buscemi, Michael Clarke Duncan and Ethan Phillips. Notable for being the debut of screen-writing duo Alex Kurtzman and Robert Orci, The Island is … Continue reading

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Lucy (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Lucy (2014) Directed by Luc Besson. With Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman and Choi Min-shik. Written and directed by Luc Besson, Lucy is a mind-bending science-fiction action film starring Scarlett Johansson as a woman who is unwittingly exposed to a drug (CPh4) which gives … Continue reading

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Ghost World (2001) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Ghost World (2001) Directed by Terry Zwigoff. With Thora Birch, Scarlett Johansson, Steve Buscemi, Brad Renfro, Illeana Douglas and Bob Balaban. Based on a graphic novel of the same name by Daniel Clowes, Ghost World tells the story of two young … Continue reading

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Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003) Directed by Peter Webber. With Scarlett Johansson, Colin Firth, Essie Davis, Tom Wilkinson, Judy Parfitt and Cillian Murphy. Based on a novel of the same name by Tracy Chevalier, Girl with a Pearl Earring … Continue reading

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Chef (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Chef (2014) Directed by Jon Favreau. With Jon Favreau, John Leguizamo, Bobby Cannavale, Emjay Anthony, Scarlett Johansson, Dustin Hoffman, Sofia Vergara, Oliver Platt and Robert Downey Jr. If you like great food, Latin jazz and a smile on your face … Continue reading

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