Blade Runner 2049 (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Oct05

Blade Runner 2049 (15) | Close-Up Film Review

Thirty-five years after Ridley Scott rewrote the science fiction genre with his rainy, grainy, grimy vision of a dystopian future this monumental, contemplative, elegiac movie arrives as a perfect bookend, following an unexpected but ultimately satisfying story arc.

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La La Land (12A) | Close-Up Film Review
Jan10

La La Land (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

A star-studded mainstream film with and a musical spine is a rare thing; but La La Land doesn’t place every step at precisely as its dancers and without the tested storytelling of Les Miserables or Chicago it is not the classic it flourishes itself as.

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Golden Globes 2017: La La Land sweeps awards
Jan09

Golden Globes 2017: La La Land sweeps awards

Hollywood musical La La Land has broken the record for the most Golden Globe Awards, winning seven prizes.

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More Highlights From The London Film Festival
Nov17

More Highlights From The London Film Festival

The London Film Festival 2016 has finished but the new films that have been shown are or will be on general – or limited – release over the coming year.

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The Nice Guys (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Jun03

The Nice Guys (15) | Close-Up Film Review

Shane Black makes the kind of scuzzy Raymond Chandler style detective noirs that you wish you’d read the book of before anyone had ever heard about it, they’re that cool.

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