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Notebook Reviews: VERTICAL LIMIT

Martin Campbell – 2000 Vertical Limit is a very poor action film from Martin Campbell, the director of Goldeneye and Zorro director (two hugely entertaining movies). It has excellent potential, but sadly it fails on almost every level. The [...]

March 26, 2020

Notebook Reviews: WHAT LIES BENEATH

Robert Zemeckis – 2000 Boy, does What Lies Beneath work. Zemeckis has crafted a fine supernatural thriller, with great performances from Harrison Ford and Michelle Pfeiffer. The pair play to their strengths as Zemeckis riffs on the work of [...]

March 26, 2020

Cult Filmmaker Stuart Gordon Dies Aged 72

The writer-director Stuart Gordon has died aged 72. The iconic cult filmmaker was perhaps best known for 1985’s Re-Animator, but Gordon had a prolific career in the horror and science fiction genres. Across his career, Gordon took a lot of [...]

March 25, 2020

Trailer For Sci-Fi Short Film RE-DISPLACEMENT

Here’s the trailer for writer-director Lewis Coates’ forthcoming sci-fi short, Re-Displacement. The film looks like a Christopher Nolan style mind-bender which plays with time and memory. It would seem that Coates and company [...]

March 25, 2020

Competition: Win A Copy Of Disney’s FROZEN 2 On Blu-ray

  Disney’s blockbuster sequel Frozen 2 grossed a massive $1.45 billion at the global box office, making it the highest grossing animated film of all time. It hit digital on 16 March and will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on 30 March 2020. To [...]

March 24, 2020

The Army Of The 12 MONKEYS

Current world events means that a lot of people are watching post-apocalyptic films. Movies In Focus recently re-watched Terry Gilliam’s 1995 release 12 Monkeys. I hadn’t seen it in about 15 years, and I was impressed by how well it [...]

March 24, 2020

Trailer For Taiwanese Revenge Thriller THE VERY LAST DAY

Movies In Focus was very impressed by writer-director Cedric Jouarie‘s powerful thriller, The Very Last Day. The Taiwanese revenge film is now available to buy and rent online from Vimeo.  I said that ‘The Very Last Day once again [...]

March 19, 2020

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