Red Joan  (12A) | Close-Up Film Review
Apr20

Red Joan (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

Joan (Judy Dench) is an apparently sweet little old retired librarian lady pottering about in her suburban home with her watercolours and her gardening.  Until that is the police show up one day and arrest her for spying.  

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Close-Up Film’s Top 10 of 2015
Dec31

Close-Up Film’s Top 10 of 2015

2015 has been a heck of a year and while you may agree or disagree with the ranking of our list, hopefully you will not disagree with the inclusion of any of these varied works of cinema that make up Close-Up’s 10 favorites’ of 2015.

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Interview: Sophie Cookson on Kingsman: The Secret Service
Jun04

Interview: Sophie Cookson on Kingsman: The Secret Service

Dan Woburn sat down with Sophie Cookson, who played Roxy in Kingsman: The Secret Service, to discuss the film’s impending Home Entertainment release. Considering the success of Kingsman, what do you think was the appeal of it? What was it you think struck a chord with people? I think Matthew [Vaughan, director] has got an incredible following. He’s created this style that’s very unique and he just loves to tell stories. And I think...

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