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Peter Tork Member Of The Monkees Dies

On 29 February 2012, a week-old Movies In Focus published news announcing the death of The Monkees singer Davy Jones. Now almost exactly 7 years later I’m reporting that his bandmate Peter Tork has also died. 77 year old Tork was the bassist [...]

February 21, 2019

Full Nomination List For The 2017 EE BAFTA Awards

It’s that time of year again – Bafta time! 2016 had a good selection of films, but La La Land seems to be the big movie this year at the British Academy Film Awards, racking up an impressive 11 nominations. There’s always talk of [...]

January 10, 2017

Interview: John Carpenter Talks Music, Movies And Hollywood

Photo by Kyle Cassidy © Storm King Productions John Carpenter is one of the most influential filmmakers of the last 50 years. He began his career with Dark Star before making the cult classic Assault In Precinct 13. He then hit career pay dirt [...]

May 11, 2015

Obituary: Lou Reed 1942 – 2013

Lou Reed was more than a rock star. He was a street poet, a purveyor of the grit and the grime of the under-belly of New York. His music was polarizing but also deeply influential. His late 60s work with Andy Warhol’s The Velvet Underground helped [...]

October 28, 2013

James Bond 007: A Cinematic Legacy – Part 1 of 2

Since Dr No was released in 1962, James Bond has captivated the cinema going public and delivered a character that is synonymous with Britain and sophistication. Originally from the pen of author Ian Fleming, Bond was immortalized by Sean Connery, [...]

March 11, 2012

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