Victoria and Abdul (PG) | Close-Up Film Review
Sep15

Victoria and Abdul (PG) | Close-Up Film Review

You might want to see wonderful Judi Dench as Queen Victoria but you’ll stay to enjoy a well-made film with a fascinating story. Certainly, it’s most likely not all true, but which ‘based on fact’ film is?

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Whisky Galore  (PG) | Close-Up Film Review
May19

Whisky Galore  (PG) | Close-Up Film Review

As you may have guessed from the title, this is a remake of the Ealing Films classic made in 1949 by Alexander Mackendrick, based on Compton MacKenzie’s novel of the same name. 

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The Choir (PG) | Close-Up Film Review
Jul09

The Choir (PG) | Close-Up Film Review

Dir. François Girard, US, 2014, 103 mins Cast:  Garrett Wareing, Dustin Hoffman, Kathy Bates, Debra Winger, Eddie Izzard, Josh Lucas French Canadian director Girard is best known for his two films with a classical music theme , The Red Violin and 32 Short Films about Glenn Gould, while the film’s screenwriter Ben Ripley, who wrote the cracking sci-fi thriller Source Code, has another side to him in that he is also a classical...

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