Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Jun27

Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms (15) | Close-Up Film Review

This lovely, full-blown epic fantasy tells its story in an unhurried and linear fashion. It manages to be simple, emotionally powerful and to engage with its deployment of fantasy elements.

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McQueen (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Jun25

McQueen (15) | Close-Up Film Review

Not only remarkable as a depiction of Alexander McQueen’s fantastic designs, it also tells us a lot about McQueen the person.

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Never Steady, Never Still (15) | Home Ents Review
Jun25

Never Steady, Never Still (15) | Home Ents Review

Shirley Henderson is a truly great actress. We see this in her latest film Never Steady, Never Still.

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Zoo (PG) | Close-Up Film Review
Jun25

Zoo (PG) | Close-Up Film Review

It’s 1941 Belfast, and everyone is living in fear of the Luftwaffe. Air raid wardens are on the streets, and the kids have been issued with gas masks.

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Eaten by Lions (tbc) | Close-Up Film Review
Jun23

Eaten by Lions (tbc) | Close-Up Film Review

This is an entertaining comedy which celebrates diversity without pushing its message down your throat. 

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The Deer Hunter – brand new 4k restoration
Jun21

The Deer Hunter – brand new 4k restoration

To celebrate the film’s 40th Anniversary, Michael Cimino’s epic masterpiece The Deer Hunter has been stunningly restored with a brand new 4k restoration

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