Gwen  (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Jul18

Gwen (15) | Close-Up Film Review

This is a dark period drama set in Snowdonia, North Wales in 1855.  Gwen (Eleanor Worthington-Cox) is a teenage girl living with her mother Elen (Maxine Peake) and her younger sister Mari (Jodie Innes) on a remote farm. 

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The Dead Don’t Die  (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Jul11

The Dead Don’t Die (15) | Close-Up Film Review

Cult director Jim Jarmusch turning his hand to the zombie movie genre.  Should be good.  An original slant on well worn territory?  

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Only You  (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Jul11

Only You (15) | Close-Up Film Review

This is the big screen writing and directing debut of television writer Harry Wootliff, who despite her first name is a woman.  

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Never Look Away  (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Jul05

Never Look Away (15) | Close-Up Film Review

Watching this film is like reading a page turner of a novel in one sitting because it’s so good you can’t put it down. 

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Support the Girls  (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Jul03

Support the Girls (15) | Close-Up Film Review

Lisa (Regina Hall) is general manager of Double Whammies – name says it all – which is a roadside “sports bar with curves” in Texas.

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Gloria Bell (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Jun24

Gloria Bell (15) | Close-Up Film Review

It is really good to have a film addressing the particular concerns of a middle-aged/older woman! Julianne Moore plays 58-year-old Gloria in this re-make of Sebastian Lelio’s own 2013 film set in Chile.

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