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Tomorrowland – A World Beyond (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

Tomorrowland – A World Beyond

Tomorrowland is an inventive and thrilling theme park ride on film with a “save the planet” message which is morally right on although logically somewhat fuzzy. Clooney plays Frank Walker, a once idealistic kid with a passion for science and invention, who is now a grumpy hermit, disillusioned with how humanity has used science to destroy the planet.   As a child […]

Moomins on the Riviera (U) | Close-Up Review

Moomins on the Riviera

Moomins on the Riviera is a beautifully drawn and lovingly crafted tale based on a 1954 comic strip of the same name drawn by Tove Janssen and published in the Evening News. The film is a timeless and old fashioned fairy tale told in hand drawn cartoon form which sees the Moomins, supported by Snorkmaiden, Little My and others, on […]

Dino Time (PG) | Close-Up Film Review


Over the years there have been countless dinosaur movies, many of which have been animated and aimed at very young children. Think back to The Land Before Time franchise that so many of us loved to watch growing up. However, Dino Time is a little different as it combines the era of the dinosaurs with present day time travel. In […]

Mad Max: Fury Road (15) | Close-Up Film Review


When a film takes a while to come about, the results can range far and wide. Troubled production, difficulties among certain cast members, a long gestating story, re-shoots and disastrous previews were all aspects that surrounded George Miller’s return to his Mad Max franchise like a Tornado. So when Fury Road finally looked to be on the horizon, the hype […]