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Competition: Win Ralph Fiennes’ THE WHITE CROW On Blu-ray

Academy Award-nominee Ralph Fiennes and BAFTA-winning screenwriter David Hare bring the incredible true story of the legendary Rudolf Nureyev, one of the greatest and most famous ballet dancers of the 20th century, vividly to life in The White Crow [...]

August 1, 2019

Review: Brian De Palma’s DOMINO Is A Disappointing Dud

Any Brian De Palma is better than no Brian De Palma. That’s the way to look at any film from one of cinema’s greatest thriller directors. However, it’s a serious shame that Domino feels like the master has had his edges shaved, leaving [...]

July 30, 2019

Trailer: John Travolta Is THE FANATIC

Movies In Focus has been a fan of John Travolta since he had his big comeback following Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction back in 1994. Sure. he’s starred in a lot of questionable movies since then, but I always enjoy a Travolta [...]

July 27, 2019

Competition: Win THE DOORS Special Edition On Blu-ray

Oliver Stone’s cult music biopic The Doors (1991) hit Special Edition (UHD + 2 Blu-ray and “When You’re Strange” Blu-ray) on 22nd July 2019. To celebrate the release, Movies In Focus is giving away a Special Edition copy!  In 1991, [...]

July 26, 2019

DVD Review: Russian Horror MERMAID: LAKE OF THE DEAD

The Mermaid: Lake of the Dead is a modestly budgeted Russian-language horror film which tries to do something a little different. It isn’t wholly successful in what it attempts to achieve on a story level, but this an incredibly well shot and [...]

July 26, 2019

First Three Films Announced For MAYHEM FILM FESTIVAL 2019

The Mayhem Film Festival is a cracking few days at Nottingham’s Broadway Cinema. The films which screen at the genre festival are always fresh, exciting and a little bit twisted. I fully expect the 2019 line-up to be more of the same.  Mayhem [...]

July 24, 2019

Review: Nicolas Roeg’s Timeless Classic DON’T LOOK NOW

Nicolas Roeg’s Don’t Look Now is a stunningly crafted horror/thriller from 1973. It’s a classic, a wonderfully realised piece of cinema which delivers on a dramatic and an emotional level. This is how you make a horror movie.  Based [...]

July 20, 2019

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