Spy (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Jun04

Spy (15) | Close-Up Film Review

  Dir. Paul Feig, US, 2015, 120 mins Cast: Melissa McCarthy, Jason Statham, Jude Law, Rose Bryne When they read the initial premise for Paul Feig’s soon-to-be-released Spy, I am sure many within the audiences gave a resounding sigh to yet another semi-funny, largely formulaic espionage take on Bond. Well, safe to say, Feig has done it and done it very well creating a hilarious twist on the already saturated genre. As you may already...

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SPY – Jude Law & Melissa McCarthy in New Clip
Jun01

SPY – Jude Law & Melissa McCarthy in New Clip

Susan Cooper (Melissa McCarthy) is an unassuming, deskbound CIA analyst, and the unsung hero behind the Agency’s most dangerous missions. But when her partner (Jude Law) falls off the grid and another top agent (Jason Statham) is compromised, she volunteers to go deep undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent a global disaster. SPY  IN UK CINEMAS THIS...

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The dramatic effect of poker in the movies
Jul09

The dramatic effect of poker in the movies

Poker scenes have been used in many different kinds of movie, right back from the early talkies through to popular movies of today. One of the important poker scenes is taken from the movie Wild Bill which tells the story of Wild Bill Hickok, a gambler, gun fighter, soldier, spy and lawmen in the wild, Wild West. Of course the same story has been told in several different movies. The best poker scene in Wild Bill is the denouement...

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