christopher lee

Celebrate 60 Years Of Hammer Horror

Readers of Movies in Focus will know that I have a huge appreciation for Hammer Horror movies. The films from the British horror studio have a style of their own and they dripped with a wonderful gothic atmosphere. Hammer’s first horror film [...]

August 5, 2017

The Movies In Focus Recap Of MAYHEM 2015

Mayhem 2015 delivered beyond expectations. The horror/sci-fi festival at Nottingham’s Broadway Cinema offered-up a wide selection of genre movies as well as a live reading of the lost Hammer film, The Unquenchable Thirst Of Dracula. Movies in [...]

October 25, 2015

Obituary: Christopher Lee 1922 – 2015

<> on August 7, 2013 in Locarno, Switzerland. Christopher Lee died on 7 June 2015 from respiratory problems and heart failure. He was 93 years old. Few actors have had an impact on so many generations in the way that Lee did. The tall, dark [...]

June 11, 2015

DVD Review: Jeremy Irons In NIGHT TRAIN TO LISBON

Those looking for a relaxed low-key drama need to look no further than director Bille August latest film, Night Train To Lisbon. It’s a well acted affair, with a beautiful setting and a laid-back vibe. It’s never going to set the world on fire [...]

January 11, 2015

DVD Review: F.W. Murnau’s Legendary Vampire Film NOSFERATU

Some movies just seep into the language of cinema, their visuals and style becoming incredibly familiar, even if you have never seen the film in question. F.W. Murnau’s legendary Nosferatu is one of those movies. Murnau’s silent 1922 film, [...]

November 17, 2013

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