Articles Posted in the " Ewan McGregor " Category

  • Star Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace (3D) (U) | Close-Up Film Review

    Dir. George Lucas, USA, 1999, 133 mins Cast: Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor, Nathalie Portman Review by Carol Allen This is Episode I of the world’s most bizarrely ordered serial, which started in 1977 as simply Star Wars and then became Episode !V – A New Hope and the first part of a trilogy (V and […]

  • Star Wars Episode I : The Phantom Menace in 3D – In cinemas February 9th

    EXPERIENCE IT FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 3D FEBRUARY 9 th   Whether you’re an old fan or new, there’s no denying that seeing Star Wars on the big screen is an event not to be missed — especially when it’s the first Star Wars movie to ever be presented in spectacular 3D! The duel […]

  • PERFECT SENSE (Arrow Films). Available to buy on DVD from 30th January 2012

    “A SMART AND CEREBRAL SCI-FI ROMANCE.” – SIGHT AND SOUND. “THIS END OF THE WORLD SHOCKER IS TERRIFIC, INGENIOUS AND INTRIGUING. (8/10)” – DAILY STAR. Following its critically acclaimed UK theatrical release in October 2011, the apocalyptic sci-fi fable, Perfect Sense , starring  Ewan McGregor  (Moulin Rouge; Star Wars; Trainspotting) and  Eva Green (Casino Royale; […]

  • Salmon Fishing in the Yemen Trailer

    A romantic, contemporary fable, SALMON FISHING IN THE YEMEN is the tale of government employee Dr Alfred, or Fred, Jones (Ewan McGregor), a rather introverted scientist at the Department of Fisheries and Agriculture. Trudging along in his day job, with his marriage stagnating, his world is suddenly thrown into turmoil when he’s drawn into a […]

  • Perfect Sense (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

    Dir. David Mackenzie, Germany/UK/Sweden/Denmark, 2011, 92 mins Cast: Eva Green, Ewan McGregor Review by Carol Allen David Mackenzie’s film starts from an interesting science fiction premise and shares a similar theme and approach to Fernando Meirelles’ 2008 film Blindness and Canadian Don Mckellar’s underrated end of the world movie Last Night (1998), in that its […]

  • Beginners (15) | Close-Up Film Review

    Dir. Mike Mills, USA, 2010, Dur 105 mins Cast: Ewan McGregor, Melanie Laurent, Christopher Plummer Review by Carol Allen The fact that writer/director Mill’s film is inspired by the story of his own father and Mill’s own feelings, when coming to terms with his death, may partly at least account for the sense of both […]

  • Jack the Giant Slayer – Trailer

    SOMETHING GIANT IS COMING … IN CINEMAS MARCH 22 2013 An ancient war is reignited when a young farmhand unwittingly opens a gateway between our world and a fearsome race of giants.  Unleashed on the Earth for the first time in centuries, the giants strive to reclaim the land they once lost, forcing the young […]

  • Star Wars: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

    Dir. George Lucas, 2005, USA, 140 min Cast: Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Christpher Lee, Hayden Christensen, Samuel L Jackson Review by Johnny Messias Strip away all the hoohah surrounding George Lucas’ latest and you find a storyteller needing to redeem himself after two dismal films, and hoping to complete a story arc he’s been working […]