richard donner

Movies In Focus’ Top Christmas Movies

As curmudgeonly as Movies In Focus can be, I do appreciate Christmas (it’s probably my favourite time of the year). I thought it was about time that I put together a list of my favourite Christmas film, so I rolled-up my sleeves and dug into the [...]

December 19, 2018

EXCLUSIVE: Richard Donner Gives An Update On LETHAL WEAPON 5

The Lethal Weapon movies are an example of Hollywood getting franchise filmmaking right. 1987’s Lethal Weapon saw Mel Gibson and Danny Glover paired as mismatched cops Riggs and Murtaugh and we were able to watch their friendship grow and develop [...]

November 8, 2018

Richard Donner On LETHAL WEAPON 5: ‘We’ll Make It’

Rumblings of Lethal Weapon 5 keep getting louder and louder. Director Richard Donner appeared on Star Trek podcast, Spocklight and dropped some info on the long-gestating fifth instalment of the action franchise. It looks like everything is set for [...]

December 10, 2017

Movies In Focus’ Top 20 Horror Films

It’s very difficult to distill something into a list of ‘bests’. However, sometimes it’s good to take stock of something and evaluate the quality, trying to understand what it should or shouldn’t be. I’ve been writing about films for a [...]

October 30, 2016

LETHAL WEAPON: Clayne Crawford Is The New Mel Gibson

Clayne Crawford is the new Martin Riggs. Crawford has been cast as the lead in the TV reboot of Lethal Weapon, taking on the role made famous by Mel Gibson in Dick Donner’s seminal action franchise. Movies In Focus is against the idea of a Lethal [...]

March 12, 2016

McG Talks LETHAL WEAPON; Jordana Brewster Joins The Cast

Movies In Focus is on record as saying that a Lethal Weapon TV series is a bad idea. It’s happening though and now director McG has revealed his hopes, dreams and fears about rebooting the iconic movie franchise for the small screen: [...]

March 5, 2016

The Best Roles Of Antonio Banderas

A man of many talents, Antonio Banderas is best known for his suave Hispanic charm. From his early collaborations with acclaimed Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar, Banderas then broke into Hollywood in the early 1990s despite at first having to [...]

January 21, 2016

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