The Glass Castle  (12A) | Close-Up Film Review
Oct05

The Glass Castle  (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

Based on an autobiographical memoir by American journalist Jeannette Walls, the film tells the story of Jeannette’s unconventional childhood and particularly her relationship with her eccentric and flamboyant father Ray (Harrelson).

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Free Fire (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Mar27

Free Fire (15) | Close-Up Film Review

A warehouse full of armed criminals, a gun deal involving the wrong goods and some personal grudges. What could possibly go wrong?

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Kong: Skull Island (12A) | Close-Up Film Review
Mar09

Kong: Skull Island (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

All things special effects considered, it’s possibly true to say that nothing has bested the sheer spectacle of Fay Wray and King Kong in 1933. Nevertheless, that hasn’t stopped Hollywood trying to make a monster out of the huge ape again and again.

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Room (15) |Home Ents Review
May09

Room (15) |Home Ents Review

Adapted by the best-selling author of the book of the same name, director Lenny Abrahamson recreates the horrific, claustrophic, but bloomingly hopeful atmosphere for cinema audiences

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Room (15) | Close-Up FIlm Review
Jan08

Room (15) | Close-Up FIlm Review

Jack’s world is 11ft by 11ft, the only things that are truly real in this world are him, Ma, Eggsnake and the rest of the things in Room. Fortunately for us, Room the film, based on Emma Donoghue’s acclaimed bestseller has a lot more to offer, including two of the best performances you will see this year.

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