The Dinner  (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Dec07

The Dinner  (15) | Close-Up Film Review

The plot of this sounds a bit like that of “Carnage” in that both films involve two sets of parents getting together to sort out a problem involving their sons. 

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Sully:  Miracle on the Hudson  (12A) | Close-Up Film Review
Dec01

Sully: Miracle on the Hudson (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

You may remember the real life “Miracle on the Hudson” from the news reports of the time, when on January 15, 2009 Captain “Sully” Sullenberger (played in this film by Tom Hanks) landed his badly damaged plane in New York’s Hudson River in freezing temperatures, saving the lives of all 155 aboard.

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Out Of The Shadows (12A) | Close-Up Film Review
May30

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Out Of The Shadows (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

Way, way back in the 90s Turtles was my jam, it was THE T.V. show I watched. Whilst most kids liked Power Rangers I wanted nothing more than to be a Turtle.

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Mr. Holmes (PG) |  Film Review
Jun18

Mr. Holmes (PG) | Film Review

  Dir. Bill Condon, UK/US, 2015, 104 mins Cast:  Ian McKellen, Laura Linney, Milo Parker Condon here renews his successful on screen collaboration with McKellen, first forged in 1998 in Gods and Monsters. Adapted from Mitch Cullin’s 2005 novel “A Slight Trick of the Mind”, this is a very different take on the Sherlock Holmes myth, in that it imagines the great detective as a real life figure, now a difficult and bad tempered old...

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