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Kenneth Branagh’s BELFAST

Movies In Focus lived in Belfast for six years before moving to England. I’ve recently moved back near the city – and it’s a place which I have a strong emotional attachment to. It’s a wonderful city, a vibrant city and a [...]

September 3, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Freddie Francis’ THE SKULL

They don’t make movies like The Skull anymore. Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee top-line this 1965 British horror that sees Cushing’s occult collector acquire the skull of the Marquis de Sade – but the evil relic soon takes on a life of [...]

September 3, 2021

Notebook Reviews: SEVEN

David Fincher – 1995. David Fincher’s Seven is a landmark movie in the serial killer thriller genre. It’s a film which can stand repeated viewings – even with that shock ending. A strong premise (death by the seven deadly [...]

September 3, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Benjamin Barfoot’s DOUBLE DATE

Director Benjamin Barfoot’s 2017 film, Double Date, a hugely satisfying comedic thrill-ride. Danny Morgan and Michael Socha share great chemistry as two friends eager to get laid – but they get more than they bargained for from two murderous [...]

September 2, 2021

Notebook Reviews: GROUNDHOG DAY

Harold Ramis – 1993. Director Harold Ramis‘ Groundhog Day is a true comedy classic. The great Bill Murray is on peak form as the grouchy weatherman forced to relive the same day over and over. It might just be Murray’s most [...]

September 2, 2021

Trailer & Images: Psychological Thriller THE SHATTERING

Movies in Focus has a long history of trying to help independent filmmakers get the word out about their projects. There’s a lot of noise out there about big budget movies but small, low budget films from emerging talents can get lost in that [...]

September 2, 2021

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