Articles Posted in the " Jodie Whittaker " Category


  • Good Vibrations (15) | Close-Up Film Review

    Dir. Lisa Barros D’Sa and Glenn Leyburn, UK/Ireland, 2012, 102 mins Cast: Richard Dormer, Jodie Whittaker, Adrian Dunbar, Dylan Moran Review by David Morrison A film recounting the life and times of Belfast’s Godfather of Punk, Terri Hooley, might not seem an obvious choice for a biopic. True, via the outlets of his Good Vibrations […]


  • Ollie Kepler’s Expanding Purple World (15) | Close-Up Film Review

    Dir. Viv Fongenie, UK, 2010, 90 mins Cast: Edward Hogg, Andrew Knott, Jodie Whittaker, Cathy Tyson Review by Colin Dibben Disorienting, tense and thrilling, this character study of a mental breakdown is completely empathetic; in part because all the main characters are very well-written and in part because they are also excellently acted. Ollie (Hogg) […]


  • A Thousand Kisses Deep (15) | Close-Up Film DVD Review

    Dir. Dana Lustig, UK/USA, 2011, 84 mins, Cast: Jodie Whittaker, Dougray Scott, Emilia Fox, David Warner Review by Carol Allen This is an intriguing psychological drama with a time travel element, which is used in a not dissimilar way to The Time Traveler’s Wife, in that its purpose is character revelation rather than telling a […]



  • ASHES – Releasing on DVD 28TH JANUARY 2013

    The past, present and future steadily collide for a father and son on the run, in contemporary British thriller ASHES, available on DVD from 28th January 2012 courtesy of CinemaNX and Entertainment One. When James (JIM STURGESS – One Day, Cloud Atlas) decides to reconnect with his father Frank, (RAY WINSTONE – The Sweeney, Sexy […]


  • First Light Awards 2012 Winners Announced on London’s Southbank

    Youngsters from across the UK today gathered at the BFI on London’s Southbank for the 2012 First Light Awards ceremony. Junior film-makers had the chance to walk the red carpet at the most prestigious young filmmakers’ event of the year alongside some famous faces including Dexter Fletcher, Will Poulter, Naomie Harris, Rafe Spall and Ralf […]



  • Raindance Announces Festival Line Up

    The World through a Different Lens Jodie Whittaker, Emilia Fox, Dougray Scott, Simon Amstell, Simon Callow, John Hurt, David Warner, Billy Zane, Harry Enfield and up-and-coming US writer/actress Brit Marling are among those appearing in films screening at this year’s Raindance Film Festival in London, 28th Sept – 9th Oct. The full line-up of feature […]


  • Attack the Block (15) | Close-Up Film Review

    Dir. Joe Cornish, UK, 2011, 88 mins Cast: John Boyega, Nick Frost, Jodie Whittaker Review by Carol Allen Writer/director Cornish has acquired a loyal and enthusiastic fan base as half of television’s Adam and Joe Show duo and latterly from his Saturday morning radio show on BBC 6music. This comedy horror film, which is his […]


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