music

The Legendary Ennio Morricone Dies At The Age Of 91

The great Ennio Morricone has died at the age of 91. The Italian film composer sadly passed away in Rome following complications from a fall. Morricone was probably best known for his work with Sergio Leone, the most famous being the 1966 Clint [...]

July 6, 2020

How Michael Bay Paid Homage To Himself With PEARL HARBOR

Love him or loathe him, you can’t deny that Michael Bay is one hell of a visual stylist. The director has made some exceptional action films – The Rock, The Bad Boys movies, Armageddon and Pearl Harbor all work on a wonderful cinematic [...]

June 11, 2020

MAMMA MIA! Pierce Brosnan Sings ABBA’s SOS

Phyllida Lloyd’s Mamma Mia! is an excellent jukebox musical that pulls on ABBA’s music and the 2008 film’s classy cast give it their all. Movies In Focus was originally cynical of the film, but i grew to appreciate Mamma Mia. Yes [...]

June 2, 2020

The Best Scene In Tim Burton’s BATMAN

There’s much to enjoy in Tim Burton’s Batman. The 1989 release is packed with wonderful production design from Anton Furst, a brilliant Danny Elfman score and great performances from everyone in the cast. Not bad for a movie which was [...]

April 25, 2020

Notebook Reviews: ALMOST FAMOUS

Cameron Crowe – 2000  Almost Famous is the film which could very well be Cameron Crowe’s masterpiece (it’s also an incredible follow-up to Jerry Maguire). A fantastic script and top-notch soundtrack loaded with great music make this [...]

April 4, 2020

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