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Whoa! 25 Years Of THE MATRIX

The Matrix is 25 years old – a quarter of a century. Whoa, where does time go? One of the defining movies in cinema history, The Matrix pretty much came from nowhere back in 1999 and changed the face of how science fiction and action movies [...]

April 1, 2024

Competition: Win Ken Loach’s THE OLD OAK On Blu-ray

Ken Loach and Paul Laverty’s THE OLD OAK, is available on digital download and available to buy on Blu-ray and DVD from 15th December. To celebrate, Movies In Focus is offering 2 lucky readers the chance to win a copy of the film on Blu-ray. The [...]

December 11, 2023

Notebook Reviews: RUSH HOUR

Brett Ratner – 1998 Rush Hour is an entertaining, but undemanding buddy cop movie from director Brett Ratner. The chemistry between Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan is present and correct and the script has enough dexterity to keep things afloat. [...]

December 2, 2023

Celebrating 25 Years Of Tony Scott’s ENEMY OF THE STATE

The late Tony Scott made a lot of great movies,but 1998’s Enemy Of The State might just be his best (at the very least it’s up there with Spy Game and Man On Fire). It’s a paranoia/conspiracy thriller which still packs a punch 25 [...]

November 20, 2023

Notebook Reviews: THE PRINCE OF EGYPT

Brenda Chapman, Steve Hickner and Simon Wells – 1998 The Prince Of Egypt is an epic and entertaining animated feature with a tremendous cast of voices (Val Kilmer, Ralph Fiennes, Michelle Pfeiffer, Sandra Bullock, Jeff Goldblum, Danny Glover, [...]

November 18, 2023

Notebook Reviews: BAD BOYS

Michael Bay – 1995. The irascible Michael Bay makes his feature-length directing debut with Bad Boys. This buddy action pic is stylish and enjoyable and Will Smith and Martin Lawrence make an engaging double act. This Simpson/Bruckheimer [...]

October 8, 2023

MOONLIGHTING Finally Set To Hit Streaming In October

Glenn Gordon Caron’s masterful 1980s series, Moonlighting will finally be available for streaming. All 67 episodes of the Cybil Shepherd–Bruce Willis series will hit Hulu on October 10, 2023.  Running from 19985 to [...]

September 30, 2023

Notebook Reviews: THE CLIENT

Joel Schumacher – 1994. The Client is a handsomely mounted, but disappointingly routine thriller from director Joel Schumacher. This John Grisham adaptation is an improvement on the source material, but you can tell where the plot is heading. [...]

September 25, 2023

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