The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 (12A) | Close-Up Film Review
Nov26

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

It feels a shame to rag on a franchise that had so much traction going into its potentially rousing finale, but like one of Katniss Everdeen’s wayward arrows, this lands with a dull thud, completely missing its target.

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Top Dystopian Movie Heroes
Apr22

Top Dystopian Movie Heroes

The concept of dystopian worlds is one that has always been popular in cinema, but seems to have captured film-goers imagination more so than ever in recent years… and with each story, there is often a tortured (and very good-looking) hero at the centre. To celebrate the release of sci-fi romance FREQUENCIES, arriving on digital platforms from April 13, 2015 and on DVD from April 20, 2015 courtesy of Signature Entertainment, we...

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 (12) Home Ents Review
Mar23

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 (12) Home Ents Review

Dir. Francis Lawrence, US, 2014, 123 mins Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson Of all the post-Twilight teen literature fantasy wannabe franchises, only one has really captured the imagination of the cinema going public, The Hunger Games. The success may have been down to the already loyal fan base the books had generated. Or it may have been the canny casting of rising star, now superstar,...

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