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Experience Mel Gibson’s THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST

If you’re going to watch a movie over Easter, then it has to be Mel Gibson’s The Passion Of The Christ. The biblical epic ticks many boxes, it’s beautifully shot, well acted and the story is captivating. Mel Gibson’s passion (no pun [...]

April 18, 2014

Oscars 2014: The Winners List

There were no major surprises at the 2014 Academy Awards – everything went as predicted, with the lion’s share of awards going to 12 Years A Slave, The Dallas Buyers Club (Matthew McConaughey is on one heck of a roll) and Gravity. The Wolf Of [...]

March 3, 2014

David O. Russell And Acting Muscle Unite For AMERICAN HUSTLE

David O. Russell’s American Hustle is going to be a major awards contender this year. A cast made-up of Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner is a pretty impressive line-up (how many Oscar nominations and [...]

November 4, 2013

Macabre Matthew McConaughey In DALLAS BUYERS CLUB

Matthew McConaughey has had an impressive career comeback (it’s on Affleckian levels). His work in Magic Mike, Mud and Killer Joe (read the Movies In Focus review) heped to show (again) that there was more to his career than fluffy romantic [...]

August 31, 2013

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