The Personal History of David Copperfield  (PG) | Close-Up Film Review
Jan24

The Personal History of David Copperfield (PG) | Close-Up Film Review

The film holds the attention through its sheer pace and theatricality, though it’s a technique that in some ways keeps the audience at a distance.

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Bait (12) | Home Ents Review
Jan19

Bait (12) | Home Ents Review

This contemporary tale of a Cornish fisherman in conflict with his village community and ‘blow ins’ from London makes effective use of film stylings from an earlier era.

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Bombshell  (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Jan18

Bombshell (15) | Close-Up Film Review

The Fox News channel doesn’t exactly have a reputation for being a reliable and responsible news operation.  This film though gives us a different slant on the station, revealing the toxic culture of sexual harassment and discrimination.

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Just Mercy (12A) | Close-Up Film Review
Jan18

Just Mercy (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

Just Mercy is based on the story of real life black lawyer Bryan Stephenson (Michael B. Jordan).

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Want to see more of 1917 – Then watch the IMAX version
Jan17

Want to see more of 1917 – Then watch the IMAX version

Sam Mendes has crafted a film which, in this tale of two young British soldiers racing across enemy territory, sweeps across huge areas of devastated land, dead horses, deserted farmhouses and decomposing bodies. To show this the use of IMAX is almost essential in getting literally the whole picture.

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A Serial Killer’s Guide to Life (15) | Home Ents Review
Jan14

A Serial Killer’s Guide to Life (15) | Home Ents Review

If your a fan of British cult horrors Prevenge and Sightseers, then the darkly funny well-written, A Serial Killer’s Guide to Life is one to watch.

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