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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The Flood  (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Jun20

The Flood (15) | Close-Up Film Review

The flood of the title refers not to water as such, but to the so-called flood of refugee displaced persons into the UK in this instance, which the government is so eager to stem.  

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Sometimes Always Never  (12A) | Close-Up Film
Jun13

Sometimes Always Never (12A) | Close-Up Film

This is an elegant and offbeat comedy, beautifully written by Frank Cottrell-Boyce and directed in a light and sure footed style by Carl Hunter making his first feature film. 

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Late Night  (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Jun08

Late Night (15) | Close-Up Film Review

Emma Thompson plays legendary talk-show host Katherine Newberry, who is the only woman ever to have hosted a late night television talk show for so long – 30 years in fact.

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