Gloria Bell (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Jun24

Gloria Bell (15) | Close-Up Film Review

It is really good to have a film addressing the particular concerns of a middle-aged/older woman! Julianne Moore plays 58-year-old Gloria in this re-make of Sebastian Lelio’s own 2013 film set in Chile.

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Slow West (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Jun28

Slow West (15) | Close-Up Film Review

Dir. John Maclean, UK/New Zealand, 2015, 84 mins Cast: Michael Fassbender, Kodi Smitt-McPhee, Ben Mendelsohn, Caren Pistorius, Rory McCann John Maclean’s first feature film bears all the hallmarks of an established auteur; a headed-western set in an undetermined part of the North American landmass (one discarded pamphlet suggests the Canadian Midwest), with earthy, moody performances under clear blue skies, accompanied by beautiful...

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