the mummy

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

Another Great Trailer For Tom Cruise’s THE MUMMY

Movies In Focus is usually the first to lambast big budget action movies based on their trailers. However, I’m really liking what I see from The Mummy. Maybe it’s the Tom Cruise factor, or maybe it’s my love of old horror movies [...]

April 3, 2017

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