The Favourite (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Jan06

The Favourite (15) | Close-Up Film Review

It is England in the early 18th century and Queen Anne sits on the throne. But it is her bosom pal and close political companion who determines what the Queen decrees.

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The Lobster (15)  | Close-Up Film Review
Nov03

The Lobster (15) | Close-Up Film Review

Well what can we say about The Lobster. What can we not say? A film like nothing you have never seen before, while the film’s resemblance to the director’s earlier 2009 film Dogtooth may be startling, The Lobster represents another genre entirely in today’s current film market.

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London Road (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Jun12

London Road (15) | Close-Up Film Review

Dir. Rufus Norris, 2015, 92 mins Cast: Olivia Coleman, Tom Hardy, Anita Dobson, Kate Fleetwood If there has been a more British film since Pride, it wasn’t memorable enough to be referred to. Where Pride found humour in the miners’ strike, being gay in the eighties and being slightly ignorant in Wales, London Road finds ripples of risibility in the murky waters of prostitution, murder and intense media scrutiny on Ipswich. There is...

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