the mummy

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

20 Years Later: 1999 Was One Of The Greatest Film Years Ever!

Sometimes the stars just align and greatness arrives all at once. Maybe it was because a lot of great filmmakers hit their stride (David Fincher, M.Night Shymalan, Spike Jonze etc) or just pre-millennium fear, but 1999 saw a lot of great movies land [...]

January 3, 2019

It’s HAMMER Time This November On The Horror Channel

This November the UK’s Horror Channel is celebrating horror cinema at its finest with a Hammer Classics Seasons. The channel is embracing the best of horror by showing The Abominable Snowman, The Curse of Frankenstein, Dracula and The Mummy [...]

October 23, 2018

Celebrate 60 Years Of Hammer Horror

Readers of Movies in Focus will know that I have a huge appreciation for Hammer Horror movies. The films from the British horror studio have a style of their own and they dripped with a wonderful gothic atmosphere. Hammer’s first horror film [...]

August 5, 2017

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

There Are Moments Worth Paying For In THE MUMMY

Here’s Sofia Boutella – soon to be seen in opposite Tom Cruise in The Mummy – in an exclusive trailer for the Industry Trust’s Moments Worth Paying For campaign. We live in dark times where piracy comes at the click of a mouse [...]

May 13, 2017

The Poster For Tom Cruise’s THE MUMMY Unwraps

‘Show me the Mummy. Mummy: Impossible’ – I’ve used these jokes (but not The Color of Mummy), but I can’t tell you how much I’m looking forward to Tom Cruise‘s The Mummy. This is the summer blockbuster that I [...]

April 6, 2017

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