The Sense of an Ending (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Apr20

The Sense of an Ending (15) | Close-Up Film Review

It is a quiet, thoughtful film which is obviously aimed at the older – or more mature – filmgoer. The film has a quality cast of British actors who are well directed by Ritesh Batra.

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Women In Film & TV Awards 2015 – The Winners
Dec05

Women In Film & TV Awards 2015 – The Winners

Campaigner, actor and all round ‘absolutely fabulous’ Joanna Lumley was today awarded The EON Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by her long time friend and Absolutely Fabulous co-star, Jennifer Saunders at the 25th annual Women in Film and TV Awards.

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Trailer: The Forbidden Room
Nov20

Trailer: The Forbidden Room

A submarine crew, a feared pack of forest bandits, a famous surgeon, and a battalion of child soldiers all get more than they bargained for as they wend their way toward progressive ideas on life and love. In an ode to the lost movies of the silent era, Canadian auteur Guy Maddin and co-director Evan Johnson embark on their ultimate epic phantasmagoria in THE FORBIDDEN ROOM. Honouring classic cinema while electrocuting it with energy,...

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EFA Honours Charlotte Rampling and Christoph Waltz
Oct06

EFA Honours Charlotte Rampling and Christoph Waltz

British actress Charlotte Rampling and Austrian actor Christoph Waltz will be awarded with the Lifetime Achievement Award and the European Achievement in the World Cinema awards respectively, by the European Film Academy, or EFA, at its annual ceremony which will be held on Dec. 12.

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45 Years (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Aug27

45 Years (15) | Close-Up Film Review

Kate (Rampling) and Geoff (Courtenay) are living in serene country retirement and are about to celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary. Then Geoff receives news that the body has been found of the girlfriend he had back in 1962, who was killed in an accident in the Swiss Alps. As the week towards their anniversary party proceeds, Geoff becomes increasingly preoccupied with his memories of his former girlfriend Katya and Kate becomes obsessively jealous of her long dead rival.

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