Suspiria  (18) | Close-Up Film Review
Nov15

Suspiria (18) | Close-Up Film Review

The film is based on the script of cult horror film maker Dario Argento’s 1977 film of the same name, but with a rather different take on the idea.

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Dead in a Week (Or Your Money Back)  (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Nov15

Dead in a Week (Or Your Money Back) (15) | Close-Up Film Review

This is a very British black comedy, which more than makes up for its lack of a big budget with a deft script and direction and quality actors playing roles that are off beat and original.

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They Shall Not Grow Old  (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Nov08

They Shall Not Grow Old (15) | Close-Up Film Review

Peter Jackson’s documentary about the men who fought in World War I is a triumph on several levels.

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Wildlife  (12A) | Close-Up Film Review
Nov08

Wildlife (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

Actor Paul Dano makes a very creditable debut here as a director.  He also co-wrote the screenplay with life partner Zoe Kazan.

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Overlord  (18) | Close-Up Film Review
Nov08

Overlord (18) | Close-Up Film Review

Produced by J.J. Abrams, the creator of hit television series Lost and the man behind the “when they were young” Star Trek and the latest Star Wars films, this is a promising idea which combines two genres – the war movie and the horror film.

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An Actor Prepares (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Nov05

An Actor Prepares (15) | Close-Up Film Review

Disappointing! The film is really a road movie in which a father and son attempt to bond together. Jeremy Irons plays the father, Atticus and Jack Huston is his son, Adam. The main difficulty is that Atticus is not a nice man!

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