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Kevin Costner – The Last Of The Hollywood Cowboys

Born on the 18 January, 1955, Kevin Costner was an avid film fan who up in California. Fascinated by epic westerns such as Red River and How the West Was Won, he dreamed of being cowboy (a dream that would be fulfilled many years later). Following [...]

January 18, 2022

Competition: Win A DUNE Blu-ray & Merchandise Bundle!

Denis Villeneuve’s sci-fi epic, Dune is available on digital download now and 4K UHD, Blu-Ray, DVD and VOD on 31 January, and to celebrate its release Movies In Focus has a competition bundle up for grabs Oscar nominee Denis Villeneuve (Arrival, [...]

January 17, 2022

Uncovering Curiosities: Tony Zierra’s FILMWORKER

Director Tony Zierra’s 2017 documentary, Filmworker is a brilliant film which looks at the relationship between Stanley Kubrick and Leon Vitali, the actor who became Kubrick’s right-hand man after they met on the set of the 1975 film Barry [...]

January 16, 2022

Notebook Reviews: ROMANCING THE STONE

Robert Zemeckis – 1984. Romancing The Stone is a rollicking good adventure movie with great turns from Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner and Danny DeVito. How often do you get three star-making performances in one movie? Originally seen as an [...]

January 16, 2022

First Official Look At Leslie Grace’s BATGIRL Costume

Movies In Focus‘ interest in Batgirl shot-up 100% when it was announced in December 2021 that Michael Keaton would be joining the cast as Bruce Wayne/Batman. I’m just not overly interested in comic book characters that aren’t [...]

January 15, 2022

Uncovering Curiosities: Brett A. Hart’s BONE DRY

 Brett A. Hart’s 2007 thriller Bone Dry is an exceptionally tense desert-based chase film in the tradition of Duel, The Hitcher and Breakdown. It’s a punchy directorial debut from Hart, a mystery/thriller which manages to deliver [...]

January 15, 2022

Notebook Reviews: THE BEST OF TIMES

Roger Spottiswoode – 1986.  The Best Of Times is a fun (if uneven) sports comedy with two excellent turns from Kurt Russell and Robin Williams. Roger Spottiswoode‘s film suffers a little because the drama and the laughs don’t [...]

January 15, 2022

Remembering The Great Alan Rickman

The great Alan Rickman made movies better. No matter the film, no matter the role, Rickman delivered on a level that only the best actors can. He was able to cover a multitude of colours in every performance and he could move from evil to charming [...]

January 14, 2022

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