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Trailer: No Love For THE LION KING Here

Never seen Disney’s 1994 animated version of The Lion King and I won’t be seeing the 2019 live-action version which isn’t really live action. Jon Favreau seems like a nice guy and he’s a talented filmmaker – why is he [...]

November 24, 2018

Against All Good Sense…The DUMBO Trailer

I know Dumbo isn’t for me – but against all odds, I know I’ll see this Disney remake. Tim Burton reuniting with Michael Keaton after 27 years. Colin Farrell. Danny Elfman. This shouldn’t be for me, but… Dumbo opens in [...]

November 15, 2018

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: We All Stand Together

The cast of Guardians Of The Galaxy have rallied behind writer-director James Gunn following his firing from the franchise by Disney. The cast (including Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Michael Rooker and Karen [...]

July 31, 2018

STAR WARS EPISODE IX: Old Faces & New Hopes

J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars Episode IX is gearing-up for the start of principal photography at Pinewood Studios on 1 August. That means all the casting pieces are beginning to fall into place. It’s no surprise the likes of Daisy Ridley, Adam [...]

July 28, 2018

Never Gonna Happen: INDIANA JONES 5 Movies To 2021

The release date for the fifth Indiana Jones film has been pushed back one year to 2021. The Steven Spielberg/Harrison Ford re-team is now set to open on July 9, 2021, a date which happens to be the day Movies In Focus turns 41 and four days [...]

July 10, 2018

Umm, Yeah Here’s The Trailer For Tim Burton’s DUMBO

Movies In Focus isn’t the target audience for Disney’s new live action take on Dumbo (i.e. 30+ male). In fact, I shouldn’t even be writing about it. However, it’s directed by Tim Burton and it stars Colin Farrell and Michael [...]

June 13, 2018

Making A Female Version Of HIGH FIDELITY Is A Terrible Idea

What came first – the news of the all-female High Fidelity reboot or the misery? High Fidelity really doesn’t need to be remade from a woman’s perspective. Stephen Frear’s film (and source material by Nick Hornby) was perfectly good from a [...]

April 7, 2018

Not For Me: MARY POPPINS RETURNS Trailer

Of course I enjoyed Mary Poppins when I was a kid, but I have no interest whatsoever in watching Mary Poppins Returns. That ship has sailed for me – I’m too old and grumpy to care about this, but it’ll likely hit $700 million [...]

March 6, 2018

Trailer & Teaser Posters For SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY

It’s been a long time coming, but the first teaser trailer (and a few posters) for Solo: A Star Wars Story has finally dropped. Ron Howard took over directing duties on the Star Wars spin-off when Phil Lord and Chris Miller were sacked weeks [...]

February 5, 2018

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