Sherlock Gnomes (PG) | Close-Up Film Review
May11

Sherlock Gnomes (PG) | Close-Up Film Review

After the success of 2011’s Gnomeo & Juliet, a story based on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet tale (without the death ending), the garden gnomes and their somewhat odd family return for another adventure in this sequel, Sherlock Gnomes, this time looking to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle for inspiration.

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Murder on the Orient Express (12A) | Home Ents Review
Apr17

Murder on the Orient Express (12A) | Home Ents Review

Apart from his awful, huge moustache, Kenneth Branagh, in his own adaptation of Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express, is an absolute delight. Branagh directs a stellar cast in this new version of the 1934 novel.

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge (12A)  | Close-Up Film Review
Jun19

Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

Although Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge has not received particularly thunderous applause, it is most enjoyable and provides a lot of laughs even if some are not in places where they are intended.

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Johnny Depp confirmed as  “Guest of Honour” at Cineramageddon
Jun12

Johnny Depp confirmed as “Guest of Honour” at Cineramageddon

Cineramageddon is a unique five-day film festival within Glastonbury Festival, conceived and curated by director Julien Temple.

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Alice Through the Looking Glass (PG) | Close-Up Film Review
May27

Alice Through the Looking Glass (PG) | Close-Up Film Review

Looking beautiful with inventive cinematography under Stuart Dryburgh, the film follows on from Tim Burton’s Alice In Wonderland and is always lovely to watch. It is frequently exciting as director James Bobin shows a grown-up Alice having a new adventure.

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