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The Top 100 Films Of The 21st Century…So Far

Movies In Focus was inspired to put together a Top 100 Films Of The 21st Century list after reading the recent piece in Empire which listed the top movies of the century as voted for by the magazine’s readers. It was a pretty damning list [...]

January 21, 2020

Profile: Pierce Brosnan

Suave, debonair, charismatic and a damn fine actor. Pierce Brosnan has the perfect combination of what makes a great movie star. Brosnan was born to be James Bond. The Irish actor was in the frame for the role in the 1980s, but it wasn’t meant [...]

May 16, 2013

Interview: Writer/Director Richard Shepard

Richard Shepard is fast becoming a well respected writer-director following the release of The Matador and now the well reviewed The Hunting Party starring Richard Gere and Terrance Howard. In the film Gere and Howard are among a group of [...]

April 8, 2012

The 2007 Screenwriters’ Strike

The current screenwriters’ strike has brought Hollywood to its knees. Films have been rushed into production and any film that didn’t have a complete script was put on hold. The reason for the strike; that screenwriters want their fair share of [...]

April 8, 2012