Peter Rabbit 2 confirmed for 2020
May08

Peter Rabbit 2 confirmed for 2020

James Corden is expected to lend his voice to the title character again, as Sony confirms Peter Rabbit 2 is on the way…

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Sweet Country  (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Mar08

Sweet Country (15) | Close-Up Film Review

Warwick Thornton is an Australia aboriginal director and cinematographer and this film is based on his tribe’s memories of aborigine life early in the twentieth century, when, as he puts it, “we indigenous Australians weren’t technically slaves but we worked for free, worked for rations, under the authority imposed by a law called the Native Affairs Act.”   Covering similar attitudes but in a totally different era from his powerful 2009 movie “Samson and Delilah”

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Sweet Country: Trailer and Poster
Feb15

Sweet Country: Trailer and Poster

A sweeping, historial epic set against the brutal backdrop of a stunning Australian landscape, SWEET COUNTRY follows the story of Sam, a middle-aged Aborigine man who becomes a wanted criminal after a violent altercation with a bitter war veteran.

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Tommy’s Honour  (PG) | Close-Up Film Review
Jul06

Tommy’s Honour  (PG) | Close-Up Film Review

It would appear from this film that director Jason Connery has inherited his father Sean’s passion for golf and Scottish heroes.  This is the story of the Scottish Morris family, father and son, who lived in the Victorian era and created the modern game of golf.

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Hunt for the Wilderpeople (12A) | Close-Up Film Review
Sep20

Hunt for the Wilderpeople (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

It’s the end of the line for chubby troubled Maori teen Ricky (Julian Dennison), who has been dragged to a ramshackle farm right out in the New Zealand bush by grimly determined social worker Paula (Rachel House).

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