the witch

Movies In Focus’ Top 20 Horror Films

It’s very difficult to distill something into a list of ‘bests’. However, sometimes it’s good to take stock of something and evaluate the quality, trying to understand what it should or shouldn’t be. I’ve been writing about films for a [...]

October 30, 2016

THE WITCH Featurette

The Witch is a corker – and here’s a behind the scenes featurette for Robert Eggers’ supernatural horror. Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie, Harvey Scrimshaw, Ellie Grainger and Lucas Dawson star in the film which is out [...]

February 24, 2016

Believe The Hype: New Trailer For THE WITCH

The truth is: The Witch is not that scary. However, that doesn’t stop it from being a terrific horror film. The atmospheric tale might even be better than recent top-grade chillers like It Follows and The Babadook. I caught Robert [...]

February 2, 2016

Poster For Fascinating Horror THE WITCH

Movies In Focus caught The Witch at the Mayhem film festival in Nottingham and it stood out as a smart and entertaining horror that had a lot of great elements (it’s actually much more than simply a ‘horror’). Here’s a poster for the film [...]

November 14, 2015

The Movies In Focus Recap Of MAYHEM 2015

Mayhem 2015 delivered beyond expectations. The horror/sci-fi festival at Nottingham’s Broadway Cinema offered-up a wide selection of genre movies as well as a live reading of the lost Hammer film, The Unquenchable Thirst Of Dracula. Movies in [...]

October 25, 2015