Articles by Niall Browne

Oscars 2019: The Winners At The 91st Academy Awards

In the end there were no real surprises at the 91st Academy Awards – only disappointments. The awards were pretty much spread evenly across all the likely candidates, but there will be gripes, complaints and arguments about nearly all winners [...]

February 25, 2019

Review: 30 MILES FROM NOWHERE Is Full Of Surprises

When you see enough movies you get into the rhythm of certain genres and it’s often easy to guess what’s going to happen next. I can honestly say that director Caitlin Koller’s 30 Miles From Nowhere was a total surprise. You think you know [...]

February 24, 2019

Mayhem Film Festival Announces Dates For 2019

The Mayhem Film Festival will be back in 2019. The Nottingham-based genre film festival will return to Broadway Cinema from 10 to 13 October 2019. So clear your diary, make your plans and get ready to embrace some of the strangest movies [...]

February 21, 2019

Peter Tork Member Of The Monkees Dies

On 29 February 2012, a week-old Movies In Focus published news announcing the death of The Monkees singer Davy Jones. Now almost exactly 7 years later I’m reporting that his bandmate Peter Tork has also died. 77 year old Tork was the bassist [...]

February 21, 2019

The Cinematic History Of Steven Spielberg

Steven Spielberg is one of the greatest and most influential directors of our time, his CV spanning an incredible array of iconic and unforgettable films such as Jaws, Jurassic Park and Schindler’s List to name but a few. To celebrate the 25th [...]

February 20, 2019

Blu-ray Review: WORLD ON A WIRE Is The Matrix 1.0

Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s epic 1973 science fiction television film, World On A Wire still packs an impressive gut punch 50 years after it first hit the screen. Fassbinder’s neo-noir is a precursor to The Matrix, a film which blends [...]

February 19, 2019

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