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Go Pro: The Great Warren Beatty

The mighty Warren Beatty’s off-screen persona as a ladies-man has arguably made him more famous than his movies. However, Beatty uses this as a way of twisting audience expectations, delivering films with a strong emotional (and political) [...]

May 1, 2020

Daniel Craig As Ian Fleming’s JAMES BOND

In 2005, the Broccoli family decided not to renew Pierce Brosnan’s contract for a fifth film after 2002’s Die Another Day. Controversial choice Daniel Craig was hired to reboot the franchise (along with Goldeneye director Martin Campbell) [...]

April 17, 2020

Remembering Matthew Weiner’s MAD MEN

Are you looking for something to watch during the Coronavirus/COVID-19 shutdown? Why did give Matthew Weiner’s Mad Men a go? Mad Men became a cultural phenomenon when it aired for seven seasons between 2007 and 2015. Set in a New York [...]

April 16, 2020

George Lazenby As Ian Fleming’s JAMES BOND

By 1967 Sean Connery had grown tired of playing James Bond  – and the public scrutiny that went with the role. He quit the series during the production of You Only Live Twice in 1967. Faced with the loss of their star, producers Harry [...]

April 16, 2020

Timothy Dalton As Ian Fleming’s JAMES BOND

After Roger Moore retired from the role of James Bond, Timothy Dalton made his first appearance as Ian Fleming’s secret agent in The Living Daylights. More serious than Moore, Dalton took Bond back to his literary roots as a fierce killer. [...]

April 15, 2020

Roger Moore As Ian Fleming’s JAMES BOND

Live and Let Die was Roger Moore’s introduction to James Bond and he took a different approach to the character. More of a “lady killer” than a cold blooded killer, Moore played up the more ridiculous elements of the character, and delivered a [...]

April 14, 2020

Sean Connery As Ian Fleming’s JAMES BOND

Originally from the pen of author Ian Fleming, James Bond was immortalised onscreen by Sean Connery. Not only did Fleming’s character become a cinematic icon, but Connery himself went on to become a huge star for decades to come.  When the [...]

April 13, 2020

Pierce Brosnan As Ian Fleming’s JAMES BOND

Following a six year court battle over rights issues between Eon and MGM, many thought that the suit wearing James Bond was now a relic of a bygone era. In the mid 1990′s Timothy Dalton declined an invitation to return to the legendary role and, [...]

April 12, 2020

Why Ben Affleck Was A Great BATMAN

Ben Affleck was a great Batman and the perfect fit for a screen incarnation of Bob Kane’s iconic superhero. Movies In Focus thought that Affleck would make a great Batman going back to Good Will Hunting and Armageddon. He had the build and the [...]

April 11, 2020

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