The Upside  (12A) | Close-Up Film Review
Jan11

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

The Upside is yet another “based on a true–life story” film and also a remake of a French movie Intouchables (2011), which drew on the same material.  It is about the relationship between two very different men.  

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The Killing of a Sacred Deer  (12A) | Close-Up Film Review
Nov02

The Killing of a Sacred Deer  (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

You might think from the startling opening shot of a human heart exposed and beating, that the sacred deer is about to be killed.  It is an omen of what is to come but that shot is ostensibly to establish the fact that Steven Murphy (Farrell) is a heart surgeon – and a very successful one, which is evident from his lifestyle

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The Beguiled (12A) | Close-Up Film Review
Jul27

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

Director Sofia Coppola has given us a movie that is lovely to look at and acted with finesse by a top raft of actors. The script, by Coppola, is intelligent and even the length of the film is just right.

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Lion  (PG) | Close-Up Film Review
Jan19

Lion  (PG) | Close-Up Film Review

This is an engrossing true life story based on the autobiographical book by its protagonist, Saroo Brierley. 

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Wonder Woman: full cast confirmed
Nov23

Wonder Woman: full cast confirmed

Wonder Woman will shoot in the UK, France and Italy, and the main cast has now been revealed.

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