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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Anthropoid (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Sep08

Anthropoid (15) | Close-Up Film Review

The film is set in World War II and the title refers to the code name of the London-based Czechoslovakian government-in-exile’s plan to assassinate Reinhard Heydrich, otherwise known as the Butcher of Prague

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In The Heart Of The Sea (12) | Close-Up Film Review
May03

In The Heart Of The Sea (12) | Close-Up Film Review

Directed by none other than Ron Howard, In The Heart Of The Sea follows author Herman Melville (Whishaw), as he visits the last surviving crew member of whaling ship The Essex, an innkeeper by the name of Thomas Nickerson (Gleeson).

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In The Heart of the Sea (12A) | Close-Up FIlm Review
Dec26

In The Heart of the Sea (12A) | Close-Up FIlm Review

Opening with a scene that recalls Spielberg’s sea set masterpiece Jaws. Is probably not a good idea. That Great White Beast of a film is impossible to match and Ron Howard could really have done without it lurking under the waters of his choppy sea-faring yarn In the Heart of the Sea.

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