Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool  (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Nov16

Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool  (15) | Close-Up Film Review

In the late 70s Oscar winning Hollywood actress Gloria Grahame had fallen from favour.  Now in her mid fifties but still optimistic, she was scraping a living wherever she could, frequently in regional theatre in the UK. 

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What Do We Know About The Fantastic Four Reboot?
Aug03

What Do We Know About The Fantastic Four Reboot?

If someone asked you what your favourite Marvel film was, odds are you wouldn’t respond with ‘Fantastic Four’. Despite the superhero group’s importance in the world of comic books, their legacy hasn’t translated well to the big screen. The first film came in 1994 and was produced by Roger Corman. It was a flop that never even graced a cinema screen – IMDb has given it just 3.9/10, which says it all really. Then came the next two in...

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Fantastic Four – Final Trailer
Jul14

Fantastic Four – Final Trailer

FANTASTIC FOUR, a contemporary re-imagining of Marvel’s original and longest-running superhero team, centers on four young outsiders who teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy. In UK cinemas 6 August...

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Nymph()maniac: The Director’s Cut Vols 1 and 2 (18) | Home Ents Review
May27

Nymph()maniac: The Director’s Cut Vols 1 and 2 (18) | Home Ents Review

  Dir. Lars Von Trier, Denmark/Belgium/France/Germany, 2014, 310 mins, in English Cast: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stacy Martin, Stellan Skarsgard, Shia LaBeouf, Christian Slater, Jamie Bell Modern Cinema’s enfant terrible or the naughtiest school boy on a film set unleashes the ultimate cut of his latest button-pushing provocation. Clocking in at nearly six hours, we are in TV mini-series territory, although this goes to places even...

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