terry gilliam

The Army Of The 12 MONKEYS

Current world events means that a lot of people are watching post-apocalyptic films. Movies In Focus recently re-watched Terry Gilliam’s 1995 release 12 Monkeys. I hadn’t seen it in about 15 years, and I was impressed by how well it [...]

March 24, 2020

Andrew Garfield: TV and Film Career

LA born and Surrey raised, Andrew Garfield began his acting career in British television and theatre. His first role in a feature length film was in Robert Redford’s Lions for Lambs. This was followed by a mix of low budget, independent shorts and [...]

January 26, 2016

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: Horror CITADEL Can’t Rise To The Challenge

Citadel feels like a bunch of ideas (some good, some bad) that have been dropped into a cinematic blender and blitzed to hell. It’s not particularly an enjoyable combination, but you know that it has something good in there – somewhere. [...]

September 16, 2013

Sean Connery: Movie Star

Sean Connery is one of the great all-time movie stars. The Scottish actor has always had a strength and maturity buried deep within every character he has ever played; a resonance that adds an important layer to every role. He originated the [...]

August 25, 2013

DVD Review: Daniel Craig In HOTEL SPLENDIDE

Hotel Splendide is a quirky black comedy from 2000 starring a pre-James Bond Daniel Craig in one of the lead roles. It’s a good looking film that owes a lot to Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Terry Gilliam, but it fails to hit the mark. Set on an unknown [...]

June 1, 2012

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