peter o’toole

Benedict Cumberbatch Is A ROGUE MALE

Movies In Focus first read Geoffrey Household’s Rogue Male a couple of years ago after receiving it as a gift from a well read friend. The 1939 novel is a tight and taught tale about an English gent proving that he can assassinate a European [...]

August 3, 2016

Movies In Focus On The Passing Of Peter O’Toole

Movies In Focus gives me the unique platform to talk about films and filmmakers that interest me. This site doesn’t choose between young, old, modern or classic – it’s about what makes films special – it quite simply puts the movies in [...]

December 16, 2013

St Patrick’s Day Special: Top Irish Actors

A rundown of the top Irish actors– be warned this isn’t a definitive list – these are just my top picks! Michael Fassbender When I first wrote this, Fassbender was the new acting kid on the block, and on the cusp of being the next big thing. [...]

March 16, 2013

DVD Review: JASON KING Is 1970s TV At Its Best

Your enjoyment of Jason King depends on several things: how much you enjoyed the 1970s, how funny you find 1970s fashion and how much you enjoy 1970s television (especially British television from the 1970s). If it’s one or all of the above then [...]

May 20, 2012

DVD Review: Alan Alda & Michael Caine In SWEET LIBERTY

Alan Alda is a talented and interesting man. An actor, writer, director, comedian and novelist it would appear that there is nothing Alda can’t do. Alda has a slew of acting credits to his name, from Mash (the television show) to being a regular [...]

May 20, 2012

DVD Review: Peter O’Toole In The Epic Mini-Series MASADA

Masada is a 1981 television mini-series starring acting legend Peter O’Toole and helmed by directing stalwart Boris Sagal (The Omega Man). The series is an entertaining and well made production that charts the siege of the Jewish fortress at [...]

April 11, 2012