Zoo (PG) | Close-Up Film Review
Jun25

Zoo (PG) | Close-Up Film Review

It’s 1941 Belfast, and everyone is living in fear of the Luftwaffe. Air raid wardens are on the streets, and the kids have been issued with gas masks.

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Kubo and the Two Strings (PG) | Home Ents Review
Jan16

Kubo and the Two Strings (PG) | Home Ents Review

A magical shamisen (a ‘three-stringed’ Japanese banjo-type instrument) enables a young Kubo to animate swirls of paper into origami and illustrate tales of legendary samurai.

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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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