Bleed For This (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Dec04

Bleed For This (15) | Close-Up Film Review

A very well executed biopic by Ben Younger with an ensemble cast that live the highs and lows, ecstasies and body blows to create a reality around the surreal events of Paz’s life.

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What Do We Know About The Fantastic Four Reboot?
Aug03

What Do We Know About The Fantastic Four Reboot?

If someone asked you what your favourite Marvel film was, odds are you wouldn’t respond with ‘Fantastic Four’. Despite the superhero group’s importance in the world of comic books, their legacy hasn’t translated well to the big screen. The first film came in 1994 and was produced by Roger Corman. It was a flop that never even graced a cinema screen – IMDb has given it just 3.9/10, which says it all really. Then came the next two in...

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Fantastic Four – Final Trailer
Jul14

Fantastic Four – Final Trailer

FANTASTIC FOUR, a contemporary re-imagining of Marvel’s original and longest-running superhero team, centers on four young outsiders who teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy. In UK cinemas 6 August...

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Divergent: Insurgent (12A) Close-Up FIlm Review
Apr06

Divergent: Insurgent (12A) Close-Up FIlm Review

Dir. Robert Schwentke, USA, 2015, 119 mins Cast: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Miles Teller, Ansel Elgort, Naomi Watts and Kate Winslet   “We are not the problem, but the solution’’ – Tris Insurgent is a high-octane film packed with equal measures of excitement and suspense as Tris (Shailene Woodley) must confront her inner demons, and along with Four (Theo James) continues to try and find allies among the other factions whilst...

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