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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) Directed by Gareth Edwards. With Felicity Jones, Ben Mendelsohn and Diego Luna. There are more than fifty shades of grey in Gareth Edwards’ Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. To hutch a seat … Continue reading

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Solo: A Star Wars (2018) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) Directed by Ron Howard. With Alden Ehrenreich, Donald Glover, Woody Harrelson and Emilia Clarke. After Chris Miller and Phil Lord were relieved of directing duties on Han Solo: The Movie for essentially having creative … Continue reading

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Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Revenge of the Sith (2005) Directed by George Lucas. With Hayden Christensen, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman and Ian McDiarmid. To say that Revenge of the Sith is the best of the prequel trilogy (it has the best title) is not … Continue reading

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Star Wars: Episode II – Attack Of The Clones (2002) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Attack Of The Clones (2002). Directed by George Lucas. With Hayden Christensen, Ewan McGregor and Natalie Portman. It is the summer of 2002. I recall buying Empire film magazine ahead of seeing Attack of the Clones, hoping to read a … Continue reading

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Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999). Directed by George Lucas. With Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Jake Lloyd and Ian McDiarmid. George Lucas is responsible for my happiest and most disappointing cinema experiences. Nothing could surpass … Continue reading

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) Directed by Rian Johnson. With Mark Hamill, Daisy Ridley, Adma Driver, John Boyega, Carrie Fisher, Kelly Marie Tran, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis and Laura Dern. Lucasfilm never envisaged their sequel to The Force Awakens would … Continue reading

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Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977) Directed by George Lucas. With Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter Cushing and Alec Guinness. With anything in life, there’s a catalyst for why something happens. My passion as a … Continue reading

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Star Wars: Episode VI -Return of the Jedi (1983) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi (1983) Directed by Richard Marquand. With Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Ian McDiarmid, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, Kenny Baker, David Prowse and James Earl Jones. Working from … Continue reading

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Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980) Directed by Irvin Kershner. With Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Billy Dee Williams. In 1977 the cinematic world changed with the release of George Lucas’ Star Wars. Few … Continue reading

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Oblivion (2013) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Oblivion (2013) Directed by Joseph Kosinski. With Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman and Olga Kurylenko Idea for Top Gun II. A 50yr old Maverick, still played by Tom Cruise, is transported 60yrs into the future. Cast Jamie Lannister as Iceman and … Continue reading

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