Midnight Sun (12A) | Close-Up Film Review
Jul24

Midnight Sun (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

Imagine not being able to go in to the sunlight? Not going out during the day, only going out at night. What would you have missed growing up?

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Unity – One-night only cinema event on August 12
Jul27

Unity – One-night only cinema event on August 12

Seven years in the making, the new documentary, UNITY, takes an in-depth look at what it truly means to be human. Writer/Director Shaun Monson (EARTHLINGS), collaborates with an astounding cast of 100 celebrity narrators to present a message of love, tragedy and hope, all set against the backdrop of some of the most compelling 20th and 21st Century footage imaginable. Cast of 100 celebrities includes: Ellen DeGeneres, Selena Gomez,...

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Interview: Bella Thorne on The Duff
Apr10

Interview: Bella Thorne on The Duff

Feature by Dan Woburn   The Duff Film Review Roundtable interview with Bella Thorne, who plays the bitchy ‘mean girl’ archetype in the latest entry to the US teen film canon, The Duff. Bella also took some time to reflect on her career origins with the Disney Channel’s Shake It Up and her role in the upcoming Scream TV series adap. The Duff is about an American high school senior who instigates a social pecking order revolution after...

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The Duff (12A) Close-Up Film Review
Apr06

The Duff (12A) Close-Up Film Review

Dir. Ari Sandel, US, 2015, 101 mins Cast: Mae Whitman, Robbie Amell, Bella Thorne, Ken Jeong, Allison Janney, Romany Malco The Duff is the latest entry to the teen film canon, although unfortunately not the one to upend it and rewrite the rules, or even at the very least give it a spruce-up a la 10 Things or American Pie (apparently the last films to do so). This isn’t to disparage the efforts of all involved, as clearly the cast and...

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