Darkest Hour (PG) | Close-Up Film Review
Jan11

Darkest Hour (PG) | Close-Up Film Review

It’s the early days of WWII, and Hitler’s forces are marching relentlessly across Europe with England in their sights – defeat could be weeks or even days away. Prime minister Neville Chamberlain (Pickup) and his “peace” accords with Hitler have proved worthless, and there’s a demand for new leadership.

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London Film Festival Official Competition Jury Announced
Sep15

London Film Festival Official Competition Jury Announced

The 59th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express® announces this year’s Official Competition Jury. President of the Official Competition jury is three-time BAFTA winner and LFF Best Film (2013) prize winner PAWEL PAWLIKOWSKI, whose IDA garnered him both the BAFTA and Oscar® for Foreign Language Film. Previous credits include Last Resort and My Summer of Love. CHRISTINE VACHON, whose film CAROL is this year’s...

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Suite Française (15) | Home Ents Review
Aug03

Suite Française (15) | Home Ents Review

Dir. Saul Dibb, UK/France/Belgium, 2015, 107 mins Cast: Michelle Williams, Kristin Scott Thomas, Matthias Schoenaerts, Sam Riley, Ruth Wilson, Margot Robbie The third feature length film from British director Saul Dibb (Bullet Boy – a look into South East London gang culture in the noughties – and The Duchess, a period drama starring Keira Knightley and Ralph Fiennes), Suite Française feels like a natural evolution from...

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Suite Française (15)  Close-Up Film Review
Mar18

Suite Française (15) Close-Up Film Review

Dir. Saul Dibb, UK/France/Canada, 2014, 107 mins, in English and German with English subtitles  Cast: Michelle Williams, Matthias Schoenaerts, Kristin Scott Thomas, Ruth Wilson, Margot Robbie, Sam Riley, Lambert Wilson, Harriet Walter  A tale of forbidden love in a wartime setting, Suite Française is an English-language adaption of Irène Némirovsky’s posthumously published 2004 novel of the same name written during the Nazi...

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