Stan and Ollie  (PG) | Close-Up Film Review
Jan11

Stan and Ollie (PG) | Close-Up Film Review

in 1953 Laurel & Hardy undertook a variety hall tour of Britain with the lure of a possible deal at the end of it to make a comeback film here. 

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The Upside  (12A) | Close-Up Film Review
Jan11

The Upside (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

The Upside is yet another “based on a true–life story” film and also a remake of a French movie Intouchables (2011), which drew on the same material.  It is about the relationship between two very different men.  

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Malcolm is a little unwell (N/R) | Close-Up Film Review
Jan11

Malcolm is a little unwell (N/R) | Close-Up Film Review

At the beginning of 2011 Malcolm Brabant was a successful freelance journalist living in Greece where he and his wife Trine had moved after their son was born

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The Favourite (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Jan06

The Favourite (15) | Close-Up Film Review

It is England in the early 18th century and Queen Anne sits on the throne. But it is her bosom pal and close political companion who determines what the Queen decrees.

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Welcome to Marwen  (12A) | Close-Up Film Review
Jan04

Welcome to Marwen (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

Mark’s life is forever changed when he is viciously attacked by drunken thugs outside a bar, after unwisely admitting he has a fondness for wearing women’s shoes.

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Disobedience (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Dec03

Disobedience (15) | Close-Up Film Review

The film deals very sensitively with issues of an orthodox religion and its dictates coming into conflict with the modern world.

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