joe dante

Mayhem Film Festival 2018: Days One & Two

Kicking-off in Nottingham’s Broadway Cinema, the first two days of the 14th Mayhem Film Festival brought together a wonderful selection of genre films introduced by Chris Cook and Steven Sheil. Movies In Focus was once again on-hand to bring [...]

October 13, 2018

Blu-ray Review: Joe Dante’s Werewolf Classic THE HOWLING

1981 was a wonderful year for werewolf films. The year saw the release of John Landis’ An American Werewolf In London, Michael Wadleigh’s Wolfen and Joe Dante’s The Howling. Landis’ film was the bigger hit of the three and Wolfen has [...]

September 26, 2017

Trailer For Joe Dante’s New Horror-Comedy BURYING THE EX

Photo by Suzanne Tenner Joe Dante is a genre director with a tremendous list of credits to his name – The Howling. Gremlins, Innerspace and Movies In Focus favourite The ‘Burbs to name just a few. He’s now back with a new horror-comedy, [...]

April 29, 2015

Now A GREMLINS Remake!

Joe Dante’s Gremlins is a perfect little film, one which has grossed a mighty $153 million at the US box office since it was released in 1984. It has great charm, fantastic pratical special effects, strong story and a wonderful score by Jerry [...]

January 20, 2013