Two for Joy  (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Sep27

Two for Joy (15) | Close-Up Film Review

This belongs to what could be called the British school of Miserablism, which tends to feature a downbeat story

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City of Tiny Lights  (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Apr06

City of Tiny Lights  (15) | Close-Up Film Review

This has the makings of a good contemporary British style private eye film noir – a 21st century “Charlie Bubbles” perhaps?  While having some really good elements though it doesn’t quite get hit the spot.

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The Calcium Kid (15) | Home Ents Review
May09

The Calcium Kid (15) | Home Ents Review

Dir. Alex De Rakoff, UK, 2004, 89 mins, English Cast: Orlando Bloom, Billie Piper, Michael Peña, Rafe Spall, Tamer Hassan, Omid Djalili Perhaps the beauty of this film, and many British films of a similar style, is that it is not afraid to make fun of itself, to ridiculous heights. If you take The Calcium Kid for what it is, then it’s a quirky little low-budget comedy starring a fresh-faced Orlando Bloom during his Golden Period...

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City Of Tiny Lights to Shoot in London
Apr23

City Of Tiny Lights to Shoot in London

London-set Film Noir Begins Shooting This Week CITY OF TINY LIGHTS, a thrilling London-set film noir written by award-winning author Patrick Neate, based on his novel of the same name, starts principal photography on 27th April. The film will shoot for six weeks in London and will be released in 2016. The film will be directed by Pete Travis (Vantage Point, Endgame, Dredd) and produced by Ado Yoshizaki-Cassuto and Rebecca O’Brien. It...

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