pulp fiction

Trailer: John Travolta Is THE FANATIC

Movies In Focus has been a fan of John Travolta since he had his big comeback following Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction back in 1994. Sure. he’s starred in a lot of questionable movies since then, but I always enjoy a Travolta [...]

July 27, 2019

Trailer: ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD Has My Attention

Movies In Focus is old enough to remember how Quentin Tarantino totally changed the face of cinema with his gutsy style of writing and directing in the 1990s. It was great to be around when Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction and Jackie Brown exploded onto [...]

March 23, 2019

Review: John Travolta Can’t Keep SPEED KILLS Afloat

Following on from the recent Gotti, John Travolta once again toplines a film which is undeserving of his talents with Speed Kills. This time around The King Of Cool takes to the high seas as Ben Aronoff, a speedboat racing millionaire who dabbles in [...]

January 24, 2019

DVD Review: REVENGE FOR JOLLY Is Tarantinoesqe And Terrible

Tarantinoesqe was the word given to a slew of crime films that hit screens following the success of Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction in 1994. Some of these movies were well made (very few though), while others were pretty terrible (the vast [...]

April 27, 2014

DVD Review: Get Ready To Howl For BIG BAD WOLVES

Israeli cinema doesn’t have a big international following. I’m not being mean, but it’s not exactly Hollywood when it comes to popular output. However, that may change with Big Bad Wolves. Directed by Aharon Keshales and Navot Papushado, the [...]

March 8, 2014

Pondering Movies: The Loss Of The Zeitgeist

The passing of time makes me look fondly at older movies, movies that I saw when I was younger. It is simply getting more and more difficult to find enjoyment in mainstream Hollywood movies. A decade or so ago, films like Cast Away or Vanilla Sky [...]

July 9, 2013

Profile: Bruce Willis

Action hero Bruce Willis always be remembered for the role of John McClane in the Die Hard franchise, but to many he will always be David Addison, the character he played in the ‘80s television series Moonlighting. For me, Willis did the best work [...]

May 19, 2013

Profile: Quentin Tarantino

Quentin Tarantino is a two time Academy Award winner, writer, director, producer, actor and foot fetishist extraordinaire. Tarantino changed the face of movie-making forever in the ‘90s, delivering the one-two punch combo of Reservoir Dogs and [...]

March 27, 2013

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