apocalypto

The Brutal Beauty Of Mel Gibson’s HACKSAW RIDGE

Mel Gibson is a director who has always been able to portray violence in an almost balletic fashion. Braveheart, The Passion of the Christ and Apocalypto all have sequences which are shot with a brutal beauty and Gibson’s 2016 film Hacksaw [...]

May 23, 2020

The Top 100 Films Of The 21st Century…So Far

Movies In Focus was inspired to put together a Top 100 Films Of The 21st Century list after reading the recent piece in Empire which listed the top movies of the century as voted for by the magazine’s readers. It was a pretty damning list [...]

January 21, 2020

Ben Affleck To Direct Congo Drama KING LEOPOLD’S GHOST

Oscar-Winning director Ben Affleck is set to direct King Leopold’s Ghost, a historical drama about how the Congo was plundered by King Leopold II, the king of Belgium in the 1800s. Apocalypto writer Farhad Safinia will write the script for the [...]

November 23, 2019

BRAVEHEART Battles

I don’t know how I missed it until now, but this David Poland interview with Mel Gibson has been online since January 2017. It’s fascinating stuff indeed. Gibson is obviously passionate about the filmmaking process (and all the pitfalls [...]

August 4, 2018