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Competition: Win THE DOORS Special Edition On Blu-ray

Oliver Stone’s cult music biopic The Doors (1991) hit Special Edition (UHD + 2 Blu-ray and “When You’re Strange” Blu-ray) on 22nd July 2019. To celebrate the release, Movies In Focus is giving away a Special Edition copy!  In 1991, [...]

July 26, 2019

SNOWDEN Trailer: Oliver Stone On Autopilot

Snowden doesn’t look bad – but you get the feeling it’s Oliver Stone on autopilot. Joseph Gordon Levitt plays the lead and he’s supported by Nicolas Cage and Shailene Woodley. This true story is well known in the press and [...]

April 27, 2016

Robert Downey Jr. Should Save Movies And Not Help Kill Them

I like Robert Downey Jr. He’s a great actor with a tremendous screen presence and you have to admire how he pulled himself through his drug and alcohol troubles to become the highest paid actor on the planet. He’s made more money than he’ll [...]

May 2, 2015

Weekend Box Office Lowdown: July 15, 2012

Ice Age: Continental Drift is set to top the box office over the weekend with an estimated $46 million take. That’s on a par with 2009’s Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs which scored $41 million, for a $196 million final total (the highest grosser [...]

July 15, 2012

Vanity Is Fair For Paramount Pictures

The latest issue of Vanity Fair has a fantastic image celebrating Paramount Pictures 100th anniversary. The images below get bigger if you click on them, but Vanity Fair has a pretty nifty zoom option so that you can get up-close and personal with [...]

June 13, 2012

DVD Review: World War II Drama OVERLORD

This 1975 film details the events leading up to Operation Overlord, or as it is more commonly known: D-Day. If you are looking for an action filled war movie in the vein of Saving Private Ryan, then look elsewhere. In fact Overlord has more in [...]

April 22, 2012

Review: Discover Who Killed Kennedy In Oliver Stone’s JFK

JFK may just be the quintessential Oliver Stone movie. It covers US politics, it has a sprawling storyline, it’s filled with paranoia and it’s high on kinetic energy. It may also be his best film. It is now difficult to remember how much of an [...]

April 5, 2012

A TOTAL RECALL Remake Isn’t That Bad An idea. Seriously.

The marketing of Total Recall is starting to ramp up as it approaches its August 3 release date. The first poster has been released and a trailer is on the way for the film which has come under a lot of fire for two reasons: 1) It’s a remake of a [...]

March 29, 2012

Interview: Screenwriter Christopher Kyle

Christopher Kyle is an interesting writer. He’s quite prolific at writing plays, but he’s only written a few screenplays that have been turned into films. It’s interesting that these features should include K-19: The Widowmaker and Alexander [...]

February 26, 2012