Articles Posted in the " Andy Serkis " Category

  • Dawn of the Planet of the Apes coming soon in 2014.

    A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth’s dominant […]


  • THE HOBBIT : An Unexpected Journey 3D (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

    Dir. Peter Jackson, US, 2012, 169 mins                 Cast: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen,  Richard Armiatae, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Elijah Wood, Cate Blanchett, Hugo Weaving, Andy Serkis Review by Marianne Gray Back to the Middle Earth, this time 60 years before the Lord of the Rings trilogy, for the first in The Hobbit trilogy. I am […]


  • The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn (PG) | Close-Up Film DVD Review

    Dir. Steven Spielberg, 2011 , USA , 107 mins Cast: Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis, Simon Pegg, Daniel Craig Review by Michelle Moore Many people heading out to see The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn will remember the days when they read the comic books, or sat back and watched this adorable character and […]


  • WILD BILL Opening in cinemas across the UK and Ireland on 23 March 2012

    Starring Charlie Creed-Miles, Will Poulter, Liz White, Andy Serkis and Jaime Winstone A hit at the London Film Festival, where it screened to rave reviews, and nominated for Best Achievement in Production at the 2011 British Independent Film Awards, Wild Bill is Dexter Fletcher’s directorial debut from the producers Sam Tromans (Dead Man Running) and […]



  • The Big Picture – Tintin Special

    The Big Picture brings you a look at Paramount’s new blockbuster “The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn”. Featuring interviews with Steven Spielberg, Peter Jackson, Daniel Craig, Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis, Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Kathleen Kennedy, Steven Moffat and Joe Cornish. The film hits cinemas on Wednesday!


  • BRING CAESAR HOME ON BLU-RAY

    Evolution Becomes Revolution In The Critically-Acclaimed $410 Million Worldwide Box Office Smash Arriving Globally on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download in December   London (October 18, 2011) – A single act of both compassion and arrogance leads to a battle unlike any other when RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES makes its worldwide debut […]


  • Rise of the Planet of the Apes (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

    Dir. Rupert Wyatt, USA, 2011, 105mins Cast: Andy Serkis, James Franco, John Lithgow, Freida Pinto Review by Matthew Rodgers It’s understandable to want to beat your chest at yet another instalment of the increasingly tiresome Apes franchise. Prequels are becoming as commonplace as sequels and Tim Burton’s own 2001 stab at re-launching the simian saga […]


  • Watch the new trailer for The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn

    Paramount Pictures and Columbia Pictures Present a 3D Motion Capture Film “The Adventures of Tintin” directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Jamie Bell (“Billy Elliot,” “Defiance”) as Tintin, the intrepid young reporter whose relentless pursuit of a good story thrusts him into a world of high adventure, and Daniel Craig (“Quantum of Solace,” “Defiance”) as […]


  • 13 Going On 30 (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

    13 Going On 30 (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

    Dir. Gary Winick, 2004, US, 98 mins Cast: Jennifer Garner, Mark Ruffalo, Judy Greer, Andy Serkis Review by Matt McAllister Big. It’s impossible to approach the new Jennifer Garner vehicle without the 80′s comedy classic in mind as 13 Going On 30 essentially steals its central conceit from the aforementioned movie. Actually, ‘homage’ might be a kinder […]


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