The Upside  (12A) | Close-Up Film Review
Jan11

The Upside (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

The Upside is yet another “based on a true–life story” film and also a remake of a French movie Intouchables (2011), which drew on the same material.  It is about the relationship between two very different men.  

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The Secret Lives of Pets (U) | Close-Up Film Review
Jul20

The Secret Lives of Pets (U) | Close-Up Film Review

Although called somewhat scary by a tiny child, this animated feature is well made with a good story and some cute animals. It is directed by Chris Renaud and features a number of American stars as the voices of the animal characters.

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Get Hard (15) Close-Up Film Review
Mar27

Get Hard (15) Close-Up Film Review

Dir. Etan Cohen, US, 2015, 100 mins Cast: Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart, Craig T. Nelson, Alison Brie, Tip ‘T.I.’ Harris, Edwina Findley Dickerson Get Hard is Will Ferrell’s latest showcase of his ‘lovable buffoon’ catch-all persona which appears to have spanned several different careers over the course of his own – from newsman to racecar driver to cop and seemingly everything in between. Now evidently, it’s ‘entitled, spoilt, hedge fund...

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