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Will Tom Cruise Join Beyoncé In A STAR IS BORN?

Tom Cruise is the latest in a long list of names to be associated with a starring role opposite Beyoncé Knowles in Clint Eastwood’s A Star Is Born. If the Mission: Impossible star decides to take the role it could mean yet another delay for the [...]

March 11, 2012

Rise Of TITANIC – Mega-Grossing Film Comes Back In 3D

Titanic was a phenomenon when it was released in 1997. James Cameron’s film became the highest grossing film of all time (before it was beaten by Avatar), grossing $600 million at the US box office and another $1.2 billion elsewhere around the [...]

March 8, 2012

New JOHN CARTER Images; Will It Offer Something New?

Disney’s John Carter is something of a gamble; it’s based on a property that’s 100 years old, which most people (except hardcore fans) haven’t heard of. To exacerbate things, the character, themes and settings of the source [...]

March 7, 2012

STAR WARS Concept Artist Ralph McQuarrie Dies

Ralph McQuarrie, the artist who is most famous for creating some of the Star Wars saga’s most striking images has died. McQuarrie passed away on March 3rd at the age of 82, leaving behind a legacy that will continue for as long as film is a [...]

March 4, 2012

The Town Writer Feels The Need For Speed With TOP GUN 2

Peter Craig, Ben Affleck’s co-writer on The Town has been hired by Paramount Pictures, Jerry Bruckheimer Films and Skydance Productions to pen the next script for Top Gun 2. Tom Cruise is eager to get another Top Gun film off the ground, and [...]

March 3, 2012

The Monkees Singer Davy Jones Dies

While Movies In Focus is (obviously) mainly a movie site, the passing of The Monkees’ Davy Jones at the age of 66, has to be mentioned. A massive group in the 1960s, The Monkees featured British born Jones, Micky Dolenz, Peter Tork and Michael [...]

February 29, 2012

WRATH OF THE TITANS Oblivion Trailer And Images

The marketing machine for Wrath of the Titans is really beginning to ramp-up, now that the film is approaching its March, 30  debut. A new trailer for the film has been released and a few new images for the Sam Worthington starrer have also been [...]

February 24, 2012

DIE HARD 5 Has Its John McClane Jr – Is It A Good Thing?

At this point in cinema it has become the norm to team an ageing action icon with a younger co-star. We’ve seen it with Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, and to a lesser extent with Mission: Impossible-Ghost Protocol, now it [...]

February 24, 2012

James Bond Goes IMAX In SKYFALL

It looks like it’s all change for the James Bond franchise, as the next instalment, Skyfall is going to be shown on IMAX screens.It’s hard not to think that Mission: Impossible-Ghost Protocol‘s near $700 million gross had something [...]

February 23, 2012

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