Strange Magic (U) | Close-Up Film Review
Aug28

Strange Magic (U) | Close-Up Film Review

Dir. Gary Rydstrom, US, 109 mins, 2015 Voice Cast: Evan Rachel Wood, Alan Cumming, Kristin Chenoweth This George Lucas produced animated fantasy is as strange as its title suggests, but is lacking in anything approaching the titular magic. It is set in a world divided in two: one half is good, filled with wide eyed fairies and mo-capped elves; the other is bad, populated by lines of fungus and horrifying trolls. The two collide when...

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House of Cards Season 3 (15) | Home Ents Review
Jul06

House of Cards Season 3 (15) | Home Ents Review

Dir. Various, US, 2015, 681 mins Cast: Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright, Lars Mikkelsen, Paul Sparks I’ll tell you one thing: I’d love to see how President Francis J Underwood responded if he was placed in a 24 style crisis situation. Forget Guantanamo Bay, Underwood would have the terrorists dead within the hour. This series, the second adaptation of Michael Dobbs’ seminal work, has already come a long way from a cool, collected ambitious...

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