The Kindergarten Teacher (12A) | Close-Up Film Review
Mar10

The Kindergarten Teacher (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

I have always found Maggie Gyllenhaal to be an exceptional actress and in this film her talents are fully on display.

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Pixars  Latest, COCO Is  UK’s #1 Film
Jan23

Pixars Latest, COCO Is UK’s #1 Film

COCO, the critically acclaimed animated film from Disney•Pixar has topped the UK box office after its opening weekend, grossing an estimated £5.1m including previews.

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Salt and Fire (12) | Home Ents Review
Apr24

Salt and Fire (12) | Home Ents Review

An atrociously bad eco non-thriller from the director of Grizzly Man, Rescue Dawn and loads of other, infinitely better, fiction films and documentaries.

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The return of the ¡Viva! tour in 2016
Mar07

The return of the ¡Viva! tour in 2016

The 22nd edition of the ¡Viva! Spanish and Latin American Film Festival will take place at HOME in Manchester, from Sat 9 to Sun 24 April 2016.

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The Burning (El Ardor) (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Jun18

The Burning (El Ardor) (15) | Close-Up Film Review

Dir. Pablo Fendrik, Argentina/Mexico/Brazil/France and USA, 2014, 101 mins, Spanish (with English subs) Cast: Alice Braga, Gael García Bernal, Claudio Tolcachir, Chico Diaz, Jorge Sesan, Lautaro Vilo, Julian Tello “Those who live here taught me how to belong to this place” Imagine a Western in a rainforest. Now imagine a film whose principle character is that very same rainforest. In Fendrik’s The Burning (also known as El...

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