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Apocalypse Now (1979) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Apocalypse Now (1979) Directed by Francis Ford Coppola. With  Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Sam Bottoms, Dennis Hopper and Albert Hall. For a film that isn’t about very much, there’s much to say about Francis Ford Coppola’s Apocalypse Now. … Continue reading

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Air America (1990) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Air America (1990) Directed by Roger Spottiswoode. With Mel Gibson, Robert Downey Jr., Lane Smith and Nancy Travis. Adapted from a book by Christopher Robbins, Air America is a light-hearted action-comedy set during the Vietnam war, starring Mel Gibson and … Continue reading

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Jacknife (1989) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Jacknife (1989) Directed by David Hughes Jones. With Robert De Niro, Ed Harris and Kathy Baker. The torment of post-traumatic stress disorder, and its effect on US soldiers who served in Vietnam has played a significant role in the career … Continue reading

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Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985) Directed by George P. Cosmatos. With Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, Charles Napier, Steven Berkoff, Marin Kove and Julia Nickson. Oddly, Rambo: First Blood Part II is a vastly inferior film to Ted Kotcheff’s original … Continue reading

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