Articles Posted in the " Kevin Bacon " Category

  • R.I.P.D. (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

    Perhaps the more applicable acronym to assign this big-budget mess is D.O.A., dead on arrival, because it is another failed blockbuster being dumped on our shores


  • Crazy Stupid Love Available on Blu Ray/DVD on 30th January 2012

    On Blu-ray™ Triple Play, DVD and Digital Download from 30 th January 2012 Crazy, Stupid, Love , the perfect combination of super sexy, super silly and super cute, lands in the UK on Blu-ray Triple Play, DVD and Digital Download on 30 th January…just in time for Valentine’s Day! Adapted from a screenplay by Dan […]


  • Super (18) | Close-Up Film DVD Review

    Dir. James Gunn, 2010, 92 mins,USA Cast. Rainn Wilson, Ellen Page, Liv Tyler, Kevin Bacon Review by Michelle Moore After the success of last year’s superhero action comedy Kick Ass, which was based on the comic book of the same name, another superhero movie is about to be set upon waiting audiences in the form […]


  • Super (18) | Close-Up Film Review

    Dir: James Gunn, USA, 2010, 96 mins, Cast: Rainn Wilson, Ellen Page, Liv Tyler, Kevin Bacon Review by Francesca Neagle Super draws inevitable yet superficial comparisons to Kick Ass: last summer’s big blockbuster exploring the “reality” of being a superhero. But this film is no mainstream action comedy: It’s brutal, dark, and sad, punctuated by witty one-liners. […]


  • Crazy, Stupid, Love – Watch the Trailer

    Set for UK release on 2nd September 2011 from Warner Bros. Pictures, Crazy, Stupid, Love. stars Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Julianne Moore, Emma Stone, Marisa Tomei and Kevin Bacon, and is directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa (I Love You Phillip Morris). At fortysomething, straight-laced Cal Weaver (Steve Carell) is living the dream—good job, […]


  • SUPER COMING TO CINEMAS 8 JULY 2011

    WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY James Gunn Rainn Wilson, Ellen Page, Liv Tyler & Kevin Bacon   “It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a nut job with a wrench!” - SQUARE “Far better than Kick Ass.” - REELING REVIEWS Frank (RAINN WILSON) is an average guy who starts dressing up as superhero The Crimson Bolt […]


  • KEVIN BACON Chats About his Role in ‘WHERE THE TRUTH LIES’

    Q. With this and The Woodsman, you’re obviously going through a phase in your career where the roles are tough and intense, from the outside they seem to be difficult roles. Is this the sort of role you like to get your teeth into? Yeah, I think it’s a lot easier to play a character […]


  • Where the Truth Lies (18) | Close-Up Film Review

    Dir. Atom Egoyan, Canada/UK/USA, 2005, 108mins Cast: Kevin Bacon, Colin Firth, Alison Lohman Review by Dave Smith Where the Truth Lies is a dark journey through the decadent side of fame, fortune, and success. The film begins in the 1950′s, centering around the showbiz double act of Lanny Morris (Bacon), a brash, manic American and […]


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

    Dir. Nicole Kassell, 2004, USA, 87 mins Cast: Kevin Bacon, Kyra Sedgewick, Benjamin Bratt, Mos Def, Eve Review by Rebecca Kemp A film about a paedophile’s attempt to reintegrate himself into normal life after a stint in prison may not seem like the most appealing pitch ever to land on an actor’s desk, but we’re […]


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