Vox Lux (12A) | Close-Up Film Review
May02

Vox Lux (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

Vox Lux opens with a gripping and horrifying sequence set in 1999, when young Celeste (Raffey Cassidy) is wounded in a Columbine style high school massacre, which seems to be a semi regular occurrence in American life.

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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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Molly Moon and the Incredible Book of Hypnotism (PG) | Close-Up Film Review
Dec07

Molly Moon and the Incredible Book of Hypnotism (PG) | Close-Up Film Review

It makes a welcome change from all the animated movies to have a live action family film. Well-acted by almost all, the cast has a British cast and is set in London and the south east of England. It is easy viewing and will suit the whole family with children from the age of about 9.

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