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Uncovering Curiosities: Michael Winterbottom’s GENOVA

  Michael Winterbottom’s career in film and television has been a real rollercoaster of expectations. As a filmmaker, Winterbottom takes his audience to places they least expect, often subverting expectations and genre tropes. His 2008 film, [...]

January 20, 2022

Notebook Reviews: YOU’VE GOT MAIL

Nora Ephron – 1998. You’ve Got Mail is an enjoyable romantic comedy from director (and co-writer) Nora Ephron. This hit comedy is light and breezy and there’s no denying that there’s plenty of fun to be had. The film [...]

January 20, 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

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