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ELVIS UNLEASHED

Elvis Presley was (is) possibly the greatest musical artist of all time. You could argue that he helped make popular what it is today and that he defined what being a teenager is. His vocals were second to none and he had charisma which surpasses [...]

September 14, 2019

Whatcha Gonna Do? BAD BOYS FOR LIFE Trailer

Look, we probably don’t need a third Bad Boys movie – but damn, I’m going to watch it anyway. The first Michael Bay movie was slick Simpson/Bruckherimer actioner but the second film took things to another level. It was a [...]

September 7, 2019

MAYHEM FILM FESTIVAL 2019: The Full Line-Up

The 15th Mayhem Film Festival kicks-off at Nottingham’s Broadway Cinema on Thursday 10 October. The festival will run until Sunday 13 and it will again unleash a mind-bending selection of horror and sci-fi movies.  Movies In Focus will again be [...]

September 3, 2019

The Last Shall Be First & The First Last: THE OMEGA MAN

1971’s The Omega Man is the finest screen adaptation of Richard Matheson‘s I Am Legend. The dystopian sci-fi movie might differ from Matheson’s novella, but it keeps the tone and the texture of what makes the tale so good. Charlton [...]

September 1, 2019

More Titles Announced For MAYHEM FILM FESTIVAL 2019

The 2019 incarnation of the Mayhem Film Festival inches closer and closer. That means more and more titles are being announced for the Nottingham-based genre film festival which takes place from 10-13 October). Added to the line-up is The Gangster, [...]

August 31, 2019

Competition: Win A Signed INNA DE YARD Poster

To celebrate the release of Peter Webber’s Reggaie-infused documentary Inna De Yard, Movies In Focus is giving away a signed copy of the film’s poster.  Inna De Yard is a joyous, vibrant film set against the backdrop of the lush green [...]

August 31, 2019

Trailer For Steven Soderbergh’s THE LAUNDROMAT

God bless Steven Soderbergh, the patron saint of cinema. He’s one of the few still delivering top-tier movies, where the focus is character and plot – not super powers and spandex. It looks like Soderbergh is going to deliver again with [...]

August 28, 2019

Put On A Happy Face: Final Trailer & Poster For JOKER

Read the 4-star Movies In Focus review of Joker here We’re just a little over a month away from Todd Phillips’ Joker and the film is still one of the great unknowns of 2019. A DC Comics origin story which is apparently serious awards [...]

August 28, 2019

The Passing Of Peter Fonda

Actor Peter Fonda has died at the age of 79. Born on 23 February 1940, the counterculture icon was the son of  Henry Fonda, brother of Jane Fonda, and father of Bridget Fonda. He died on 16 August 2019, the cause of death was respiratory failure [...]

August 17, 2019

From Book To Small Screen 

Not all book adaptations are worth your while, and some you may not have known were adaptations at all, but when they do work it can help you love the original material even more. So much so, you’ll want to watch and read them over and over again! [...]

August 17, 2019

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