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Do The Time Warp: Ten Time Travel Movies

The latest film in a long line of time travel classics, Project Almanac follows a brilliant high school student and his friends who discover blueprints for a machine that can send them back in time. This latest foray into the popular [...]

June 8, 2015

Say ALOHA To The Teaser For Cameron Crowe’s Latest Film

Cameron Crowe gets a lifetime pass from Movies In Focus for an impressive run of great movies. Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous and Vanilla Sky wipe out the memory of the terrible Elizabethtown and the lacklustre We Bought A Zoo. Crowe’s Aloha could [...]

February 26, 2015

The Remake You’ve Always Wanted: PLAN 9 FROM OUTER SPACE

Ed Wood’s Plan 9 From Outer Space is often cited as the worst film ever made. We all know that’s not true and the film’s kitsch charm makes us want to believe that it’s bad, but deep down we know it’s really quite good in an old fashioned [...]

January 3, 2015

The Passing Of Harold Ramis – A Comedic Genius

Harold Ramis has died. To many he will always be Egon Spengler in the Ghostbusters movies but to others he was a damn fine writer/director, behind some of the most influential comedy films of the last 40 years. Ramis directed Groundhog Day (a film [...]

February 24, 2014

King, Bruckheimer, Murray And Cohen: Prophecy Or Coincidence?

Maybe it’s prophecy, or just coincidence – but Stephen King (66) Jerry Bruckheimer (70), Bill Murray (63) and Ethan Cohen (56) were all born on the same date (21st September). That’s an impressive group of talent to share a birthday. These men [...]

September 21, 2013

George Clooney Parties Like It’s 1952

George Clooney is in talks to take the lead role in Brad Bird’s next live-action feature, 1952. It’s up in the air (pun intended) if the film has been given the green light by Disney (or if Clooney even signs), but his indicates two things: 1. [...]

November 10, 2012

ED WOOD – Tim Burton At His Best

Tim Burton will never top Ed Wood. It’s a fact, case closed. The passionate biopic of the infamous B-movie director and his relationship with Bela Lugosi has parallels with Burton’s own relationship with Vincent Price. Burton brings an [...]

June 11, 2012

Review: Wes Anderson’s Whimsical MOONRISE KINGDOM

Wes Anderson movies are an acquired taste. The director’s visual style is a bit too quirky for the mainstream, and sometimes the art house crowd find it too laboured. I like his work, although I wasn’t a great admirer of The Darjeeling [...]

May 31, 2012

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