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Full Nomination List For The 2017 EE BAFTA Awards

It’s that time of year again – Bafta time! 2016 had a good selection of films, but La La Land seems to be the big movie this year at the British Academy Film Awards, racking up an impressive 11 nominations. There’s always talk of [...]

January 10, 2017

Obituary: Carrie Fisher 1960 – 2016

Actress and writer Carrie Fisher has died at the age of 60 years old. She suffered a heart attack on 23 December on a flight from London to Los Angeles before passing away four days later on 27 December. Fisher will forever be associated with the [...]

December 29, 2016

Go Mel! Full List Of Golden Globe Nominations

The nominations for the 74th Golden Globe Awards have been announced – and Mel Gibson‘s Hacksaw Ridge has a strong showing (seven nods, same as La La Land). That’s what I call a comeback. Go Mel! A whole host of Movies In Focus [...]

December 12, 2016

Andrew Garfield: TV and Film Career

LA born and Surrey raised, Andrew Garfield began his acting career in British television and theatre. His first role in a feature length film was in Robert Redford’s Lions for Lambs. This was followed by a mix of low budget, independent shorts and [...]

January 26, 2016

OSCARS 2015: A Full List Of Nominations; BIRDMAN Flies High

The Academy Awards (aka the Oscar) nominations have been announced and it’s fantastic to see Michael Keaton score a nod for Best Actor. It was never in doubt of course, as Keaton has been the frontrunner for some time due to his sterling work in [...]

January 15, 2015

Obituary: Film Director Mike Nichols 1931 – 2014

Mike Nichols, the multi-award-winning film and stage director has died from a heart attack aged 83. The German born Nichols started his career in stand-up, where he partnered with Elaine May (write and direct), before making his directing debut with [...]

November 20, 2014

New Trailer For Tommy Lee Jones’ Western THE HOMESMAN

Tommy Lee Jones is carving out an interesting career in westerns. In the last ten years or so he has starred in Ron Howard’s The Missing, directed and starred in The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada and appeared in No Country For Old Men (a [...]

October 27, 2014

CINDERELLA And INTO THE WOODS: The End Of Happy Endings?

Fairy Tales are big business at the minute. Alice In Wonderland, Snow White and The Huntsman, Oz The Great and Powerful were all hugely successful, raking-in serious green at the box office (although Bryan Singer’s Jack The Giant Slayer beefed-it [...]

September 19, 2013

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