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Remembering Universal Pictures’ Ill-Fated DARK UNIVERSE

2017 was a much simpler time. It was a time when Universal Pictures decided to follow the Marvel route and attempted to create a shared universe for the classic Universal Monsters. The studio scored an A-list cast: Johnny Depp as the Invisible [...]

June 7, 2020

It’s HAMMER Time This November On The Horror Channel

This November the UK’s Horror Channel is celebrating horror cinema at its finest with a Hammer Classics Seasons. The channel is embracing the best of horror by showing The Abominable Snowman, The Curse of Frankenstein, Dracula and The Mummy [...]

October 23, 2018

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

Book Review: HORROR CINEMA Is A Book You Must Own!

Horror Cinema from Taschen is a book that all cinefiles must own. This is often said, but it’s really true this time around. It’s imperative that this 640 page book has a place on your book-shelf. The volume is a wonderful overview of the [...]

July 15, 2017

Welcome To The DARK UNIVERSE

I have to admit that this is giving Movies In Focus a little tingle. I’ve been craving a reboot of the classic Universal Monsters since Stephen Sommers’ The Mummy hit screens back in 1999 and now I’m getting it – with a [...]

May 22, 2017

Obituary: Gene Wilder 1933-2016

The majestic Gene Wilder has died at the age of 83 years old. The comedian was a live wire, a true genius who was able to add a certain amount of zing and pizzazz to everything he was in. Sadly, Wilder passed away due to complications from [...]

August 30, 2016

Blu-ray Review: BRIDE OF RE-ANIMATOR Is Preposterous Fun

Bride of Re-Animator is a preposterous but fun follow-up to Stuart Gordon’s Re-Animator (read the Movies In Focus review). This time Brian Yuzna takes the helm (he also produces and co-writes) which sees doctor buddies Herbert West (Jeffery Combs) [...]

April 16, 2016

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