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MAMMA MIA: HERE WE GO AGAIN

Movies In Focus started out a cynic, but grew to appreciate Mamma Mia. Yes it’s silly, but it really does work as a piece of entertainment and the cast fully commit to proceedings. Heck, I’ll even admit to owning the soundtrack – just for [...]

May 20, 2017

Melancholy Movie Marvels

Cinema has the ability to cast a spell over its audience, to keep our eyes firmly gripped to the screen and not want to even blink for fear of missing something special. What is even stranger is when that is the case despite being transported to a [...]

May 2, 2017

All Star Trailer For John Le Carré’s OUR KIND OF TRAITOR

This is the first trailer for the screen adaptation of John le Carré’s Our Kind Of Traitor. Ewan McGregor, Stellan Skarsgard, Damian Lewis and Naomie Harris star in this thriller from director Susanna White and screenwriter Hossein Amini. This [...]

March 29, 2016

CINDERELLA And INTO THE WOODS: The End Of Happy Endings?

Fairy Tales are big business at the minute. Alice In Wonderland, Snow White and The Huntsman, Oz The Great and Powerful were all hugely successful, raking-in serious green at the box office (although Bryan Singer’s Jack The Giant Slayer beefed-it [...]

September 19, 2013

Review: Stellan Skarsgård In THE KING OF DEVIL’S ISLAND

I usually have to get myself psyched up for prison movies. I always feel that it is going to be an endurance test that pushes me to the limit. It’s almost like I’m about to “do time” myself. I had no such preparation for The King of [...]

June 27, 2012

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