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DVD Review: THE GOODIES – THE COMPLETE BBC COLLECTION

Monty Python meets The Monkees – that’s the easy pitch for classic ’70s comedy show, The Goodies. Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden and Bill Oddie are the trio of do gooders (or should that be goodies) in this huge collection which [...]

October 1, 2018

Trailer For Netflix’s THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE

Mike Flanagan directs The Haunting of Hill House, the new Netflix series adaptation of Shriley Jackson’s novel. The book has been adapted before – first as Robert Wise’s The Haunting in 1963, and then in 1999 by Jan de Bont (boy, I [...]

September 19, 2018

It’s Good To Be King: CASTLE ROCK Teaser Trailer

Movies In Focus is all jazzed for Castle Rock. I have a deep appreciation for Stephen King that reaches beyond my Derry/English teacher connections into something much deeper. Having said all that – I’m finding this teaser for the J.J. [...]

May 2, 2018

Making A Female Version Of HIGH FIDELITY Is A Terrible Idea

What came first – the news of the all-female High Fidelity reboot or the misery? High Fidelity really doesn’t need to be remade from a woman’s perspective. Stephen Frear’s film (and source material by Nick Hornby) was perfectly good from a [...]

April 7, 2018

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