Little Monsters  (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Nov14

Little Monsters (15) | Close-Up Film Review

Little Monsters is a gory horror comedy involving zombies, tiny tots and their sweet as sugar teacher. 

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Sorry We Missed You (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Nov14

Sorry We Missed You (15) | Close-Up Film Review

Following his wonderful I, Daniel Blake, you would think that director Ken Loach had already covered the woes of the poorly employed and unemployed. But you would be wrong!

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The Last Black Man in San Francisco (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Nov09

The Last Black Man in San Francisco (15) | Close-Up Film Review

In its fairly quiet way this film has a lot to say for itself. The first film by Joe Talbot, it tells how Jimmie Fails – played here by the real Jimmie Fails – keeps returning to his childhood home in the Fillmore district of San Francisco.

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After the Wedding  (12A) | Close-Up Film Review
Oct31

After the Wedding (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

After the Wedding is adapted by director Bart Freundlich from the 2006 film of the same name by Danish director Susanne Bier.  But with one important difference in that the two leading roles, originally male, have been changed to female. 

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Driven (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Oct31

Driven (15) | Close-Up Film Review

Complete with its own chaotic backstory (filming in Puerto Rico being was disrupted and delayed by Hurricane Maria), this drama/comedy version of the story behind the sportscar visionary – and the man who brought him down – begins with huckster and drug-smuggling pilot Jim Hoffman (Sudeikis) and his family being arrested.

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A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon (U) | Close-Up Film Review
Oct30

A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon (U) | Close-Up Film Review

What a delightful film this is! Following on from their animated 2015 film, this sequel has its own little story. Shaun the sheep (Justin Fletcher) discovers a lovely blue alien called Lu-La (Amalia Vitale).

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