Red Joan  (12A) | Close-Up Film Review
Apr20

Red Joan (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

Joan (Judy Dench) is an apparently sweet little old retired librarian lady pottering about in her suburban home with her watercolours and her gardening.  Until that is the police show up one day and arrest her for spying.  

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Nothing Like a Dame  (12A) | Close-Up Film Review
May03

Nothing Like a Dame (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

Dames Judi Dench, Eileen Atkins, Joan Plowright and Maggie Smith are icons of the acting profession.  All now over 80 and good friends, who have at various times worked with each other

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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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Victoria and Abdul (PG) | Close-Up Film Review
Sep15

Victoria and Abdul (PG) | Close-Up Film Review

You might want to see wonderful Judi Dench as Queen Victoria but you’ll stay to enjoy a well-made film with a fascinating story. Certainly, it’s most likely not all true, but which ‘based on fact’ film is?

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Trailer: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
Mar15

Trailer: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

From visionary director Tim Burton, and based upon the best-selling novel, comes an unforgettable motion picture experience. When Jake discovers clues to a mystery that spans alternate realities and times, he uncovers a secret refuge known as Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children.

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