Baywatch  (15) | Close-Up Film Review
May25

Baywatch  (15) | Close-Up Film Review

With a contemporary cast and a couple of cameos from original Baywatchers David Hasselhoff and Pamela Anderson, it is an affectionate spoof on the original, which although largely screened in the nineties had very much an eighties feel

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Burying the Ex (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Jun28

Burying the Ex (15) | Close-Up Film Review

Dir. Joe Dante, US, 2014, 89 mins Cast: Anton Yelchin, Ashley Greene, Alexandra Daddario, Oliver Cooper Joe Dante is back, offering more of his macabre inspections into being young and in love; Anton Yelchin and Alexandra Daddario play like a modern take on Zach Galligan and Phoebe Cates, with the difference being that the thing coming between them isn’t a horde of vicious little monsters – it’s a zombified brain-hungry...

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San Andreas (12A) | Close-Up Film Review
May28

San Andreas (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

Dir. Brad Peyton, US, 2015, 114 mins Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino, Alexandra Daddario, Paul Giamatti, Ioan Gruffudd, Archie Panjabi, Hugo Johnstone-Burt, Art Parkinson, Will Yun Lee, Kylie MinogueThere are two over-arching facts regarding the modern disaster flick; they always have orgasmic scenes of wanton destruction, and they always have paper-thin characters. The reason being that between said apocalyptic CGI destruction and...

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First trailer lands for Joe Dante’s horror comedy Burying The Ex
Apr08

First trailer lands for Joe Dante’s horror comedy Burying The Ex

The first trailer has appeared online for Joe Dante’s horror comedy, Burying The Ex, in which Anton Yelchin learns that some relationships just refuse to stay dead and buried. Yelchin is happily dating Ashley Greene until he decides to ask her to move in, and realises that they’re not such a great match after all. Torn between giving up a great sex life and having to live with someone he’s beginning to hate, it seems as though...

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