Close-Up Film’s Top 10 of 2015
Dec31

Close-Up Film’s Top 10 of 2015

2015 has been a heck of a year and while you may agree or disagree with the ranking of our list, hopefully you will not disagree with the inclusion of any of these varied works of cinema that make up Close-Up’s 10 favorites’ of 2015.

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Ant-Man European Press Conference
Jul17

Ant-Man European Press Conference

In attendance at the European press conference for Marvel’s latest franchise offering were director Peyton Reed, Paul Rudd (Scott Lang/Ant-Man), Michael Douglas (Hank Pym) and Michael Peña (Luis). The panel was moderated by Empire’s Chris Hewitt. Did this movie give you a newfound respect for ants? Peyton Reed: I like to think I’ve always respected ants, but that level of respect has definitely increased throughout the making of the...

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Ant-Man (12A) | Close-Up Film Review
Jul16

Ant-Man (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

Dir. Peyton Reed, USA, 117 mins Cast: Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lily, Corey Stoll, Michael Pena, Bobby Canavale, Judy Greer Two schools of thought are going into Marvel’s latest cinematic offering; the first being the fanboys -and-girls who have followed the gestation of the project from its announcement in 2006, when it was to be helmed by Edgar Wright (of Spaced, Shaun of the Dead and Scott Pilgrim vs The World fame and...

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New Trailer For Marvel’s Ant-Man
Jul04

New Trailer For Marvel’s Ant-Man

The next evolution of the Marvel Cinematic Universe brings a founding member of The Avengers to the big screen for the first time with Marvel Studios’ “Ant-Man.” Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering threats. Against...

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Adam McKay set to direct a Phase 3 film for Marvel
Apr21

Adam McKay set to direct a Phase 3 film for Marvel

  Adam McKay is likely to take the reins of one of Marvel’s Phase 3 movies, according to Kevin Feige – he just hasn’t decided which one yet… McKay played himself into Marvel’s good books by doing a rewriting job on Ant-Man following Edgar Wright’s sudden departure. And while that film was eventually directed by Peyton Reed, it seems that McKay will be stepping behind the camera sooner rather than later. “Adam McKay is...

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