alfred hitchcock

Notes On John Carpenter’s THE FOG

Movies In Focus introduced The Fog (1980) at Nottingham’s National Justice Museum as part of a John Carpenter Season (find out more). Guests were treated to a foggy display in the Shire Hall (see below) and a ghost tour before watching the [...]

March 12, 2018

Blu-ray Review: Alfred Hitchcock’s JAMAICA INN

Jamaica Inn was the last film Alfred Hitchcock directed in Britain before he packed his bags and went to Hollywood under the wings of producer David O’Selznick. Based on Daphne du Maurier’s novel, the film is often seen as one of the Master of [...]

November 15, 2016

Movies In Focus’ Top 20 Horror Films

It’s very difficult to distill something into a list of ‘bests’. However, sometimes it’s good to take stock of something and evaluate the quality, trying to understand what it should or shouldn’t be. I’ve been writing about films for a [...]

October 30, 2016

DVD Review: OBSERVANCE Is An Intriguing Psychological Chiller

Observance is an atmospheric Australian (although US-set) chiller from director Joseph Sims-Dennett. It follows Parker (Lindsay Farris), a private detective on a well paying gig as he keeps an eye on a woman (Stephanie King) from the building across [...]

October 15, 2016

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