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Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015) Directed by Christopher McQuarrie. With Tom Cruise, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson, Ving Rhames, Sean Harris and Jeremy Renner.  After twenty-years of ‘did-I-just-see-that?’ stunts and white-knuckle action, Tom Cruise could be forgiven for taking it easy in … Continue reading

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Top Gun (1986) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Top Gun (1986) Directed by Tony Scott. With Tom Cruise, Anthony Edwards, Tom Skerritt, Val Kilmer, James Tolkan, Kelly McGillis, Meg Ryan, Tim Robbins and John Stockwell. Not a great deal happens in Top Gun, a virile slice of Hollywood … Continue reading

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Edge of Tomorrow (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Edge of Tomorrow (2014) Directed by Doug Liman. With Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton and Brendan Gleeson. Someone asked me how I’d describe Edge of Tomorrow, earlier today. The first thing that popped into my head was to say … Continue reading

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Cocktail (1988) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Cocktail (1988) Directed by Roger Donaldson. With Tom Cruise, Bryan Brown, Elisabeth Shue and Lisa Bane. After well over twenty-years, getting enjoyment from Roger Donaldson’s bar-based juggle-fest, Cocktail, rests heavily on your affection for all things 1980’s…and Tom Cruise. Coming … 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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Jerry Maguire (1996) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Jerry Maguire (1996) Directed by Cameron Crowe. With Tom Cruise, Renee Zellweger, Cuba Gooding Jr., Kelly Preston and Bonnie Hunt. The landscape of the romantic comedy is vast and littered with frothy star-vehicles that aim to hook us with their light-hearted, … Continue reading

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War Of The Worlds (2005) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

War Of The Worlds (2005) Directed By Steven Speilberg. With Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Miranda Otto, Justin Chatwin and Tim Robbins. When the director of Jaws and Raiders Of The Lost Ark announces he’s making an alien invasion film, there … 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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