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A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014) Directed by Seth MacFarlane. With Seth MacFarlane, Charlize Theron, Liam Neeson, Giovanni Ribisi, Sarah Silverman, Amanda Seyfried and Neil Patrick Harris.  My girlfriend despises westerns; the bar fights, the dusty land, … Continue reading

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Spy (2015) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Spy (2015) Directed by Paul Feig. With Melissa McCarthy, Jude Law, Jason Statham and Rose Byrne. Hear the word “spoof”, and Leslie Nielsen in The Naked Gun, or Airplane! spring to mind – a showreel of amusing sight gags, that, more … Continue reading

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They Came Together (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

They Came Together (2014) Directed by David Wain. With Paul Rudd, Amy Poehler, Cobie Smulders, Christopher Meloni, Bill Hader and Ellie Kemper. Getting full value out of this spoof of US rom-coms begs a level of familiarity with the genre. As a … Continue reading

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Superhero Movie (2008) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Superhero Movie (2008) Directed by Craig Mazin. With Drake Bell, Sara Paxton, Christopher McDonald, Leslie Nielsen, Kevin Hart, Marion Ross, Brent Spiner, Pamela Anderson. One of the many fallouts from a successful franchise or sub-genre, is the herd of obligatory … Continue reading

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Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002) Directed By Jay Roach. With Mike Myers, Beyonce Knowles and Seth Green. This third instalment in the Austin Powers series is yet another lively and colourful trip around the madcap imagination of  creator, Mike Myers. … Continue reading

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