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Yippee Ki-Yay Bruce Willis

The mighty Bruce Willis turned 66 years old on 19 March 2021.  Willis will always be remembered for the role of John McClane in the Die Hard franchise, but to many he will always be David Addison, the character he played in the ‘80s television [...]

March 19, 2021

The Mighty Kurt Russell

The mighty Kurt Russell turned 70 years old on 17 March 2021. The iconic actor has had a long and varied career, starring in a variety of beloved cult classics and out-right global blockbusters. Russell brings a laid-back, blue-collar vibe to his [...]

March 17, 2021

The Sundance Kid: Robert Redford

The mighty Robert Redford is one of the all-time great movie stars. He’s a politically active star, although one who has spent a lot of time carefully crafting his screen image and a wonderfully rich filmography since he big screen debut in the [...]

February 21, 2021

Zack Snyder’s JUSTICE LEAGUE Gets Justice For Filmmakers

The history of Hollywood is littered with people who have been chewed up and spit out by the dream factory. Films have been written, shot and edited, only to have the wonderful minds behind them cut out of the final stages. Heck, directors have even [...]

February 5, 2021

Obituary: Director Michael Apted Dies Aged 79

Director Michael Apted has passed away at the age of 79.  Apted was a director with a remarkably varied career, who first came to prominence for directing the Up documentary series which started in 1964. The series followed 14 children from [...]

January 9, 2021

Obituary: Sean Connery 1930 – 2020

Sean Connery has died at the age of 90 years old at his home in the Bahamas. The Scottish acting icon won an Oscar, two Bafta awards and three Golden Globes over the course his career. Born Thomas Sean Connery on 25 August 1930 in Edinburgh, [...]

October 31, 2020

Just One More Thing: The Genius Of COLUMBO

Columbo – the name conjures up images of Peter Falk in his beige trench coat as he solves crime in the City of Angels. The show is probably one of the most iconic and beloved television shows of all time and it’s easy to see why.  The set [...]

October 21, 2020

25 Great Horror Movies To Watch This October

October is the month where people like to delve deep into the horror genre and watch a variety of scary movies in the lead-up to Halloween. Movies In Focus has put together a list of 25 great horror movies. Some of them are classics films and others [...]

October 4, 2020

UNCAGED: Time To Appreciate Nicolas Cage

The mighty Nicolas Cage isn’t the box office powerhouse that he was in the ’90s and early ’00s. The actor become more of a punchline in recent years, the whipping boy for film fans who now worship at the feet of spandex clad demigods. [...]

September 28, 2020

Understanding The Films Of Woody Allen

Few filmmakers have a work ethic (or cause controversy) quite like Woody Allen. The writer/director/actor almost consistently delivers a new film every year – a hugely impressive feat for a man who is now 85 years old. Allen is a perfect [...]

September 5, 2020

Biff! Bam! Pow! BATMAN

Debuting on US television in 1966, Batman was a phenomenon, its high camp and star-studded villains (Julie Newmar, Frank Gorshin, Caesar Romero and Vincent Price to name a few) made it a hit with adults and children alike. Partnered with Burt [...]

August 17, 2020

A Look Back At Christopher Nolan’s DARK KNIGHT Trilogy

Christopher Nolan’s Batman Begins took The Dark Knight and transported Bob Kane and Bill Finger’s iconic creation into the real world. Hauling characters such as Ras Al Ghoul and The Scarecrow into the narrative enhanced the psychological ante [...]

July 29, 2020

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