Divergent: Insurgent (12A) Close-Up FIlm Review
Apr06

Divergent: Insurgent (12A) Close-Up FIlm Review

Dir. Robert Schwentke, USA, 2015, 119 mins Cast: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Miles Teller, Ansel Elgort, Naomi Watts and Kate Winslet   “We are not the problem, but the solution’’ – Tris Insurgent is a high-octane film packed with equal measures of excitement and suspense as Tris (Shailene Woodley) must confront her inner demons, and along with Four (Theo James) continues to try and find allies among the other factions whilst...

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White Bird in a Blizzard (15) Close-Up Film Review
Mar07

White Bird in a Blizzard (15) Close-Up Film Review

    ]Dir. Gregg Araki, France/US, 2014, 91 mins Cast: Shailene Woodley, Eva Green, Christopher Meloni, Shiloh Fernandez, Thomas Jane, Gabourey Sidibe, Angela Bassett Gregg Araki, known for his hard-hitting, dreamlike films such as the Joseph Gordon-Levitt-starrer Mysterious Skin, turns his attention to adapting Laura Kasischke’s novel of the same name. So seemingly accurate is his adaptation that the film actually emanates the...

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