Jellyfish  (15 ) | Close-Up Film Review
Feb14

Jellyfish (15 ) | Close-Up Film Review

With its downbeat storyline this could well have turned out to be one of those worthy, depressing, miserabilist and rather boring low budget offerings so beloved by worthy British film makers.  But the good news is, it is not.  

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A Private War (18) | Close-Up Film Review
Feb14

A Private War (18) | Close-Up Film Review

The film is based on a Vanity Fair article written by Marie Brenner. It has very recently been proved that Marie Colvin’s death in Homs, Syria in 2012 was no accident, but deliberately targeted.

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Stanley Kubrick two month season at BFI Southbank
Feb10

Stanley Kubrick two month season at BFI Southbank

The BFI today announces details of a major focus on the work of STANLEY KUBRICK, taking place from 1 April – 31 May 2019.

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Olivia Colman is to receive a BFI Fellowship
Feb10

Olivia Colman is to receive a BFI Fellowship

The BFI have announced that British actress Olivia Colman is to receive a BFI Fellowship at the BFI Chairman’s dinner, hosted by BFI Chair Josh Berger on 6 March 2019 at The Rosewood Hotel, London.

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If Beale Street Could Talk  (15)
Feb08

If Beale Street Could Talk (15)

Barry Jenkins, writer/director of the Oscar winning Moonlight, has based his latest film on a novel by eminent black American author James Baldwin.

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Vice  (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Jan27

Vice (15) | Close-Up Film Review

This black satire on the rise and rise of American politician Dick Cheney from writer/director Adam McKay is much easier to follow than his 2015 hit movie The Big Short, which dealt with the US mortgage market crash.  

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