The Killing of a Sacred Deer  (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

You might think from the startling opening shot of a human heart exposed and beating, that the sacred deer is about to be killed.  It is an omen of what is to come but that shot is ostensibly to establish the fact that Steven Murphy (Farrell) is a heart surgeon – and a very successful one, which is evident from his lifestyle

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (PG) | Close-Up Film Review

A fantastic film…well almost, but because it is the first of a series of five new scripts that JK Rowling has written, it is not altogether perfect. There are characters and mention of events which I am sure will be more fully explained in the subsequent movies.

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The Lobster (15) | Close-Up Film Review

Well what can we say about The Lobster. What can we not say? A film like nothing you have never seen before, while the film’s resemblance to the director’s earlier 2009 film Dogtooth may be startling, The Lobster represents another genre entirely in today’s current film market.

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