Prick Up Your Ears (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Aug20

Prick Up Your Ears (15) | Close-Up Film Review

The timing of the re-release of this film chimes in well with the 50th anniversary of the death of Joe Orton in 1967. It is also interesting to consider that this film was made in 1987 when the climate for homosexuals was very different from today’s. The movie, depicting as it did the lives of two gay men, contained scenes that were considered shocking at the time.

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The Secret Scripture (12A)  | Close-Up Film Review
May19

The Secret Scripture (12A)  | Close-Up Film Review

“The Secret Scripture” is the story of Lady Rose (Vanessa Redgrave), an elderly woman, who has lived in a mental hospital in Ireland for over 50 years, where she was condemned to incarceration for allegedly killing her new born baby.  

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