deep blue sea

20 Years Later: 1999 Was One Of The Greatest Film Years Ever!

Sometimes the stars just align and greatness arrives all at once. Maybe it was because a lot of great filmmakers hit their stride (David Fincher, M.Night Shymalan, Spike Jonze etc) or just pre-millennium fear, but 1999 saw a lot of great movies land [...]

January 3, 2019

The Lost Art Of The Summer Blockbuster

In the last couple of days Movies In Focus re-watched Renny Harlin’s Deep Blue Sea (1999) and Martin Campbell’s The Mask Of Zorro (1998). These films probably don’t rank high on anyone’s ‘favourite movies list’ but they’re two [...]

April 9, 2017

DVD Review: Dolph Lundgren Punches A Shark In SHARK LAKE

You don’t expect a film called Shark Lake to be good in the traditional sense, but you do hope that the people behind it have enough knowledge to make it an enjoyable schlocky B-movie. Director Jerry Dugan seems to understand this and while Shark [...]

August 6, 2016