Cold Pursuit  (12A) | Close-Up Film Review
Feb22

Cold Pursuit (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

This is an English language remake of Norwegian director Hans Petter Moland’s 2014 film In Order of Disappearance, which was a big box office hit despite being European and in a foreign language. 

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Widows (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Nov19

Widows (15) | Close-Up Film Review

There are three main things going for this film. Firstly, it is very well directed by Steve McQueen. Secondly, the movie has a terrific cast of mainly women. And lastly, it has an excellent script written by McQueen together with Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

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Mark Felt – The Man Who Brought Down the White House (12A) | Close-Up Film Review
Mar22

Mark Felt – The Man Who Brought Down the White House (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

Mark Felt, the man who brought down the White House, was second in command of the FBI in the seventies.  He was also the anonymous “Deep Throat”, the whistleblower who blew the lid on the Watergate scandal in 1972

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A Monster Calls  (12A) | Close-Up Film Review
Jan01

A Monster Calls (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

This is a film about a child’s experience told from a child’s point of view but not really suitable for the young, certainly not those under twelve (see certification). 

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Run All Night (15) Close-Up Film Review
Mar12

Run All Night (15) Close-Up Film Review

  Dir. Juame Collet-Serra, US, 2015, 115 mins Cast: Liam Neeson, Ed Harris, Joel Kinnaman De Niro and Scorsese, Ford and Wayne, Collet-Serra and Neeson (?!) … Run all Night is Neeson’s third collaboration with Spanish director Juame Collet-Serra following lacklustre thrillers Unknown and Non-stop. Whilst Run All Night (or should that be Amble All Night) is a definite step up and in the right direction it brings nothing new to the...

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