Articles Posted in the " Catherine Zeta-Jones " Category

  • Interview with RED 2 Stars Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren and Mary-Louise Parker

    Interview by Carlie Newman On perhaps the hottest day of the year so far, I joined Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren and Mary-Louise Parker on board a Thames pleasure boat for a morning’s ride up and down the Thames with some other members of the press. They were, of course, here to publicise RED 2, a […]


  • Red 2 (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

    Surprise…Red 2 is the sequel to Red! It looks as though Bruce Willis, who is the main character in the Red films is trying to start another franchise.


  • Playing for Keeps (12A) | Close-Up Film DVD Review

    Dir. Gabriele Muccion, USA, 2012, 106 mins Cast: Gerard Butler, Jessica Biel, Catherine Zeta Jones, Dennis Quaid, Uma Thurman, Judy Greer Review by Michelle Moore If you are looking for something with a little heart, a lot of football and some father-son bonding, then Playing for Keeps is a good choice. The movie kicks off […]


  • Side Effects (15) | Close-Up Film Review

    Dir. Steven Soderbergh, US, 2013, 106 mins Cast: Jude Law, Rooney Mara, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Channing Tatum    Review by James Bartlett It’s a big day for Emily Taylor (Mara). Her young husband Martin (Tatum) is being released from jail after serving four years for insider trading; it should be a chance for the young couple […]


  • Broken City (15) | Close-Up Film Review

    Dir: Allen Hughes, US, 2013, 74 min Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Russell Crowe, Catherine Zeta-Jones Review by Dan Collacott Allen Hughes helms this gritty and stylish neo-noir crime thriller about municipal corruption. Mark Wahlberg stars as the embittered former cop turned private investigator Billy Taggert, hired by corrupt New York Mayor, Hostetier (Russell Crowe) to gather proof […]


  • Check out Gerard Butler’s softer side in Playing for Keeps…

    Gerard Butler stars as George in “Playing for Keeps”, the heartfelt new romantic comedy from the director of “The Pursuit of Happyness”. George is trying to put his life back together again after numerous set-backs, as well as falling far from grace with his ex-wife, Stacie (Jessica Biel), and young son Lewis (Noah Lomax). In […]


  • Rock of Ages (12A) | Close-Up Film DVD Review

    Dir. Adam Shankman, USA, 2012, 123 mins Cast: Tom Cruise, Diego Boneta, Julianne Hough Review by Carol Allen When the Broadway hit show on which this is based opened in London last autumn it got mixed reviews, with some critics praising it as “a celebration of a time and music we should really leave behind, […]


  • Lay the Favourite (15) | Close-Up Film Review

    Dir. Stephen Frears, USA/UK, 2012, 83 mins Cast: Rebecca Hall, Bruce Willis, Catherine Zeta Jones Review by Carol Allen   The title refers to a betting term and the film is based on the memoirs of Beth Raymer about her time working in the gambling industry in Las Vegas. Tired of scraping a sleazy living […]



  • The Rebound (15) | Close-Up Film Review

    Dir. Bart Freundlich, 95 mins, 2010, USA Cast. Catherine Zeta-Jones, Justin Bartha, John Schneider Review by Michelle Moore Fresh new romantic comedy The Rebound takes two very diverse characters and places them in a situation where they find love. The questions is, can they overcome the differences in their lifestyles and make it last? Sandy […]


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