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George Lucas On The Set Of AMERICAN GRAFFITI

When most people hear the name George Lucas they think of Star Wars. Yes – the Star Wars movies are great (even the prequels) but Lucas’ masterwork is American Graffiti. The 1973 movie starring Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Paul Le Mat, [...]

June 22, 2019

Something To Chew On: Behind The Scenes Of JAWS

Few movies pack a punch quite like Steven Spielberg’s Jaws. The adaptation of Peter Benchley’s novel is simply brilliant. Like I said in my review of the film, Jaws ‘works on every level, as a horror movie, a drama and as an [...]

March 12, 2019

The Cinematic History Of Steven Spielberg

Steven Spielberg is one of the greatest and most influential directors of our time, his CV spanning an incredible array of iconic and unforgettable films such as Jaws, Jurassic Park and Schindler’s List to name but a few. To celebrate the 25th [...]

February 20, 2019

UK Exclusive: Behind The Scenes Clip From BOOK CLUB

Movies In Focus is a huge fan of films starring…people of a certain age. Therefore I was very cool with being given the opportunity to host this UK exclusive Behind The Scenes clip for the hit comedy Book Club. Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, [...]

October 1, 2018

All Hail George Lucas!

Nobody has influenced cinema and popular culture over the last five decades quite like George Lucas. THX 1138, American Graffiti, Star Wars and Indiana Jones have inspired countless filmmakers over the years and they continue to be mined and [...]

May 14, 2017

Book Review: JAWS: MEMORIES FROM MARTHA’S VINEYARD

The making of Steven Spielberg’s Jaws is a remarkable story, one which has now been collected in the Titan Book, Jaws: Memories From Martha’s Vineyard. Matt Taylor’s mighty volume covers the blockbuster’s turbulent production from a [...]

October 11, 2012

Review: Steven Spielberg’s JAWS Is A Masterpiece

Jaws may be Steven Spielberg’s greatest achievement. Sure, Schindler’s List may get more critical kudos and Indiana Jones may be more iconic – but Spielberg’s 1975 adaptation of Peter Benchley’s aquatic thriller is a masterpiece from start [...]

June 25, 2012