Baywatch  (15) | Close-Up Film Review
May25

Baywatch  (15) | Close-Up Film Review

With a contemporary cast and a couple of cameos from original Baywatchers David Hasselhoff and Pamela Anderson, it is an affectionate spoof on the original, which although largely screened in the nineties had very much an eighties feel

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Trailer: Moana
Aug15

Trailer: Moana

Three thousand years ago, the greatest sailors in the world voyaged across the vast Pacific, discovering the many islands of Oceania. But then, for a millennium, their voyages stopped – and no one knows why.

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Walt Disney Animation Studios’s “Moana” – First look Image
Oct10

Walt Disney Animation Studios’s “Moana” – First look Image

Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Moana” has found her voice following a worldwide search to cast the film’s title character. Native Hawaiian newcomer Auli’i Cravalho, 14, joins Dwayne Johnson in the big-screen adventure about a spirited and fearless teenager named Moana (voice of Cravalho) who, with help from demi-god Maui (voice of Johnson), sets out on a daring mission to prove herself a master wayfinder.

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San Andreas (12A) | Close-Up Film Review
May28

San Andreas (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

Dir. Brad Peyton, US, 2015, 114 mins Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino, Alexandra Daddario, Paul Giamatti, Ioan Gruffudd, Archie Panjabi, Hugo Johnstone-Burt, Art Parkinson, Will Yun Lee, Kylie MinogueThere are two over-arching facts regarding the modern disaster flick; they always have orgasmic scenes of wanton destruction, and they always have paper-thin characters. The reason being that between said apocalyptic CGI destruction and...

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Fast & Furious 7 (12A) Close-Up Film Review
Apr03

Fast & Furious 7 (12A) Close-Up Film Review

Dir. James Wan, USA, 2015, 137 mins Cast:  Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris, Dwayne Johnson, Lucas Black, Kurt Russell, Nathalie Emmanuel Stop. Take a look around you. This is the Fast & Furious 7 review. You know why you’re here, and I know why you’re here. It’s because you have, if anything, seen the Fast & Furiouses 4 through 6, at least. And you know the...

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