C’est La Vie (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Sep11

C’est La Vie (15) | Close-Up Film Review

This could only be a French film. A lovely light comedy, it shows the trials and tribulations suffered by the caterer assisted by his staff of disorganised waiters, entertainment staff and kitchen workers.

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The Seagull  (12A) | Close-Up Film Review
Sep11

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

In adapting Chekhov’s classic play to the screen, screenwriter Stephen Karam has done an imaginative job, pruning and splitting the theatrical four act structure

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The Miseducation of Cameron Post  (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Sep07

The Miseducation of Cameron Post (15) | Close-Up Film Review

Based on a young adult novel by Emily M. Danforth this story is set in Montana in the 1990s. Cameron of the title is a high school girl living with her Christian fundamentalist and evangelical aunt and uncle after her parents are killed.  

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Bad Samaritan  (12A) | Close-Up Film Review
Aug27

Bad Samaritan (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

Almost as puzzling as the title, is the question of why director Dean Devlin decided to cast a Scotsman and an Irishman in this very American piece of horror schlock.

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Sgt. Stubby (PG) | Close-Up Film Review
Aug12

Sgt. Stubby (PG) | Close-Up Film Review

War is not something we tend to discuss with very young children. The blood, fighting and killings are not a subject we want these young lives to be thinking about.

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Mad to be normal (15) | Home Ents Review
Aug10

Mad to be normal (15) | Home Ents Review

David Tennant has rightly gained much praise and renown for his television work, such as his stints on “Dr Who” and “Broadchurch”.  

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