The Personal History of David Copperfield  (PG) | Close-Up Film Review
Jan24

The Personal History of David Copperfield (PG) | Close-Up Film Review

The film holds the attention through its sheer pace and theatricality, though it’s a technique that in some ways keeps the audience at a distance.

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Bombshell  (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Jan18

Bombshell (15) | Close-Up Film Review

The Fox News channel doesn’t exactly have a reputation for being a reliable and responsible news operation.  This film though gives us a different slant on the station, revealing the toxic culture of sexual harassment and discrimination.

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Just Mercy (12A) | Close-Up Film Review
Jan18

Just Mercy (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

Just Mercy is based on the story of real life black lawyer Bryan Stephenson (Michael B. Jordan).

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Little Women (U) | Close-Up Film Review
Jan13

Little Women (U) | Close-Up Film Review

A book which has changed the lives of many young girls, films made over the years with wonderful casts…how can you improve on this?

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1917  (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Jan10

1917 (15) | Close-Up Film Review

Lance corporals Blake and Schofield are sent on a vital mission to the front line, where the British troops, believing that the Germans have retreated, are about to embark on a big push. 

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Uncut Gems (15) | Close-up Film Review
Jan09

Uncut Gems (15) | Close-up Film Review

Set in 70s Manhattan, Adam Sandler gives a sensationally good and wildly energetic performance in this as dodgy gem dealer Howard Ratner.  

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