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Notebook Reviews: HEAVEN’S BURNING

Craig Lahiff – 1997 Heaven’s Burning is a violent and darkly comic Australian road movie starring Russell Crowe. Craig Lahiff’s film has a Bonnie & Clyde meets Mad Max vibe and it is crammed full of bizarre characters and [...]

November 20, 2020

Notebook Reviews: PROOF OF LIFE

Taylor Hackford – 2000 A solid action/drama from Taylor Hackford, Proof of Life is sufficient without ever being truly satisfying The action scenes are well done and Russell Crowe is good in the lead role – even if he gets second billing [...]

August 29, 2020

The Wild, The Innocent & The Release Date Shuffle

Hold on to your hats because it’s going to be a bumpy ride! If you thought that you had your summer movie schedule all planned out as a way of getting over the Coronavirus pandemic, then think again!   Warner Bros has shifted the release of [...]

June 13, 2020

Remembering Universal Pictures’ Ill-Fated DARK UNIVERSE

2017 was a much simpler time. It was a time when Universal Pictures decided to follow the Marvel route and attempted to create a shared universe for the classic Universal Monsters. The studio scored an A-list cast: Johnny Depp as the Invisible [...]

June 7, 2020

Welcome To The DARK UNIVERSE

I have to admit that this is giving Movies In Focus a little tingle. I’ve been craving a reboot of the classic Universal Monsters since Stephen Sommers’ The Mummy hit screens back in 1999 and now I’m getting it – with a [...]

May 22, 2017

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