Dragged Across Concrete  (18) | Close-Up Film Review
Apr20

Dragged Across Concrete (18) | Close-Up Film Review

This offering from director S. Craig Zahler is very much a boys’ film, excessively violent in places but curiously lacking in dramatic action in terms of character revelation or development and with very little focus on the female characters.  And at over two and half hours, it is also far too long for the story it has to tell.

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The Passion Of Christ 2 confirmed
Feb01

The Passion Of Christ 2 confirmed

Jim Caviezel confirms he’ll return for Mel Gibson’s The Passion Of The Christ sequel, and chats about the movie…

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Blood Father (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Oct07

Blood Father (15) | Close-Up Film Review

Gibson’s personal and professional star has not been riding high of late but here he shows that he can still do the action hero number effectively, albeit as a somewhat older and grumpier one drawing, it has been suggested by some commentators, on his personal experiences for the character’s deep seated anger.

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