Gold (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Feb16

Gold (15) | Close-Up Film Review

Matthew McConaughey, who plays the lead, in this film, was a real pin-up boy not so many years back. Perhaps the best thing in this rather dull film is McConaughey’s look: he allows himself to appear with a partly bald head and greasy straggly hair and a paunch.

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Walt Disney Records Release ‘Pete’s Dragon’ Soundtrack
Aug11

Walt Disney Records Release ‘Pete’s Dragon’ Soundtrack

The album features 3 original songs written for the film including “Nobody Knows” performed by the Lumineers, the end credit track “Something Wild” by electronic violinist Lindsey Stirling featuring Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness and “The Dragon Song” performed by Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy.

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Jurassic World Record-Breaking Monster Hit at the World Box Office
Jun15

Jurassic World Record-Breaking Monster Hit at the World Box Office

$500m on it’s Opening Weekend It was always going to be a monster hit, and certainly no dinosaur when it came to the box office, but we’re guessing not even the filmmakers themselves knew what a gigantic hit Colin Trevorrow‘s Jurassic World was going to be. The latest film in Steven Spielberg’s (serving here as executive producer) classic creature feature franchise has beaten all box office records to become...

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Jurassic World (12A)  | Close-Up Film Review
Jun12

Jurassic World (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

Dir: Colin Trevorrow, US, 124 minutes Cast: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Nick Robinson, Ty Simkins, Vincent D’Onofrio, Irrfan Khan, Omar Sy, Judy Greer 22 years ago in Steven Spielberg’s film of Michael Crichton’s Jurassic Park, park creator John Hammond, played by Richard Attenborough, called it “The most advanced amusement park in the entire world”. This latest bite at the box-office apple makes Hammond’s comment come true. In...

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Jurassic World – Early Look Featurette
May02

Jurassic World – Early Look Featurette

The story unfolds 22 years after the events of “Jurassic Park,” in a fully functional resort on Isla Nublar that sees more than 20,000 visitors a day. Guests arrive by boat from Costa Rica, and the new park includes a biological preserve, a safari, a zoo, and a theme park type setting. The island also contains a luxury resort with hotels, restaurants, nightlife, and golf. And, of course, unprecedented up-close access to...

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