Vice  (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Jan27

Vice (15) | Close-Up Film Review

This black satire on the rise and rise of American politician Dick Cheney from writer/director Adam McKay is much easier to follow than his 2015 hit movie The Big Short, which dealt with the US mortgage market crash.  

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Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri  (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Jan11

Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri  (15) | Close-Up Film Review

Martin McDonagh not only writes hit plays but films too – and he has also directed all his movies, giving himself in theory at least, creative control over his vision.   “Billboards” is his third film and while nothing can in my view touch the brilliance of the dialogue in his first, “In Bruges”, in other ways this is the best so far. 

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